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cockchafer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
cockchafercock‧chaf‧er /ˈkɒkˌtʃeɪfə $ ˈkɑːkˌtʃeɪfər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBIa European beetle (=a kind of insect) that damages trees and plants
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cockchaferLucy herself said she remembered nothing of the dreadful cockchafer affair.
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