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hercules beetle


      n   a very large tropical American scarabaeid beetle, Dynastes hercules: the male has two large anterior curved horns  
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Hercules          [1]   , Heracles, Herakles  
1      (Also called)    Alcides     (Classical myth)   a hero noted for his great strength, courage, and for the performance of twelve immense labours  
2    a man of outstanding strength or size  
  Herculean, Heraclean, Heraklean      adj  

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larval stage of the darkling beetle
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