any of various scarab beetles that feed on or breed in dung.
any of the various beetles of the family Scarabaeidae and related families that feed on or breed in dung
/ˌdʌndʒəˈnɛs/ noun 1. a low shingle headland on the S coast of England, in Kent: two nuclear power stations: automatic lighthouse
[duhn-juh-nes, duhn-juh-nes] /ˈdʌn dʒəˌnɛs, ˌdʌn dʒəˈnɛs/ noun 1. an edible crab, Cancer magister, of shallow Pacific coastal waters from northern California to Alaska. noun a variety of small crab from the Pacific Ocean with sweet-tasting meat Word Origin named for a village on the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state Usage Note cooking
[duhn-juh n] /ˈdʌn dʒən/ noun 1. a strong, dark prison or cell, usually underground, as in a medieval castle. 2. the keep or stronghold of a castle; donjon. /ˈdʌndʒən/ noun 1. a close prison cell, often underground 2. a variant of donjon n. c.1300, “great tower of a castle,” from Old French donjon “great tower […]
(used with a singular verb) Trademark. 1. a role-playing game set in a fantasy world resembling the Middle Ages. Abbreviation: D&D. noun trademark for a fantasy role-playing game in an imaginary medieval world; by extension, any complicated and unpredictable situation in which one is involved