Results for beetle

Definitions of beetle:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To jut or hang out like the head of a beetle or mallet.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be prominent; jut out; overhang, as a cliff.

part of speech: adjective

Overhanging; prominent; as, a beetle brow.

part of speech: noun

A heavy wooden mallet used to beat with.

part of speech: noun

A general name of insects having a horny wing- cover.

part of speech: verb

To hang or extend out.

part of speech: noun

Any insect having four wings, the outer pair being hardened and serving as a horny covering to the inner pair; a heavy wooden mallet.

part of speech: noun

An insect with hard cases for its wings.

part of speech: noun

A heavy wooden hammer or mallet.

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