Hercules beetle

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hercules beetle a gigantic Brazilian lamellicorn beetle, 6 in. long, with a long horn on the head of the male and a smaller one on the thorax
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Usage

In literature:

The Hercules beetle, which lives on the mamma Americana, attains a length of five and sometimes six inches.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
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