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English → English (gcide) Definition: burying beetle Necrophore \Nec"ro*phore\, n. [Gr. nekro`s a dead body + fe`rein to bear.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of beetles of the genus Necrophorus and allied genera; -- called also burying beetle , carrion beetle, sexton beetle. [1913 Webster] Carrion \Car"ri*on\, a. Of or pertaining to dead and putrefying carcasses; feeding on carrion. [1913 Webster] A prey for carrion kites. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Carrion beetle (Zo["o]l.), any beetle that feeds habitually on dead animals; -- also called sexton beetle and burying beetle. There are many kinds, belonging mostly to the family Silphid[ae]. Carrion buzzard (Zo["o]l.), a South American bird of several species and genera (as Ibycter, Milvago, and Polyborus), which act as scavengers. See Caracara. Carrion crow, the common European crow (Corvus corone) which feeds on carrion, insects, fruits, and seeds. [1913 Webster]

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