Definition of dor in English:


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Pronunciation: /dɔː
(also dor beetle)


  • A large black dung beetle that makes a droning sound in flight and excavates burrows in which its young develop.
    • Family Geotrupidae: several genera and species, including the common Geotrupes stercorarius


Old English (denoting a bee or buzzing fly), probably imitative.

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