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Definition: stag beetle
n : a kind of lamellicorn beetle; the male has branched
mandibles resembling antlers
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Definition: Stag beetle
(st[a^]g), n. [Icel. steggr the male of several
animals; or a doubtful AS. stagga. Cf. Steg
(a) The adult male of the red deer (Cervus elaphus
large European species closely related to the American
elk, or wapiti.
(b) The male of certain other species of large deer.
2. A colt, or filly; also, a romping girl. [Prov. Eng.]
3. A castrated bull; -- called also bull stag
, and bull seg
. See the Note under Ox
4. (Stock Exchange)
(a) An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a
member of the exchange. [Cant]
(b) One who applies for the allotment of shares in new
projects, with a view to sell immediately at a
premium, and not to hold the stock. [Cant]
5. (Zo["o]l.) The European wren. [Prov. Eng.]
(Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
lamellicorn beetles belonging to Lucanus
genera, especially Lucanus cervus
of Europe and Lucanus dama
of the United States. The mandibles are large and
branched, or forked, whence the name. The larva feeds on
the rotten wood of dead trees. Called also horned bug
and horse beetle
, a dance by men only. [Slang, U.S.]
(Zo["o]l.), the babiroussa.
(Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
large branching corals of the genus Madrepora
somewhat resemble the antlers of the stag, especially
, and Madrepora palmata
Florida and the West Indies.
(Bot.), an Australian and West African fern
) having the large fronds branched
like a stag's horns; also, any species of the same genus.
(Bot.), a common American shrub (Rhus typhina
) having densely velvety branchlets. See Sumac
, a party consisting of men only. [Slang, U. S.]
(Zo["o]l.), a parasitic dipterous insect of the
, which lives upon the stag and is
usually wingless. The same species lives also upon the
European grouse, but in that case has wings.