Definition of tumblebug in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌmb(ə)lbʌɡ


North American
A dung beetle that rolls balls of dung along the ground.
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  • I had always been deceived when I attempted to judge the weight of the tumblebug by his size.
  • Upon doing the research for my report, I learned that the sacred scarab beetle was actually a tumblebug.

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