Definición de cockchafer en inglés:

cockchafer

Silabificación: cock·chaf·er
Pronunciación: /ˈkäkˌCHāfər
 
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sustantivo

A large brown European beetle that flies at dusk and often crashes into lighted windows. The adults are damaging to foliage and flowers, and the larvae are a pest of cereal and grass roots.
  • Melolontha melolontha, family Scarabaeidae
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • What a pleasant change from the labourer's unvarying meal of bread, lard, and bacon would be a good dish of fried cockchafers or grasshoppers!
  • At peak abundance, cockchafers reached densities of more than 50 individuals per meter of twig on some fruit trees and on shrubs.

Origen

early 18th century: from cock1 (expressing size or vigor) + chafer.

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Pronunciación: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
verb
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