Definition of dor in English:

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dor

Pronunciation: /dɔː/
(also dor beetle)

noun

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

Origin

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

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