Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Churchyard beetle

a blackish nocturnal ground beetle, Blaps mucronata, found in cellars and similar places


Read Also:

  • Church-year

    noun 1. . noun 1. a year in the ecclesiastical calendar, used especially in reference to the various feast days and special seasons.

  • Churl

    [churl] /tʃɜrl/ noun 1. a rude, boorish, or surly person. 2. a peasant; rustic. 3. a niggard; miser: He was a churl in his affections. 4. English History. a freeman of the lowest rank. /tʃɜːl/ noun 1. a surly ill-bred person 2. (archaic) a farm labourer 3. a variant spelling of ceorl n. Old English […]

  • Churlish

    [chur-lish] /ˈtʃɜr lɪʃ/ adjective 1. like a churl; boorish; rude: churlish behavior. 2. of a churl; peasantlike. 3. niggardly; mean. 4. difficult to work or deal with, as soil. /ˈtʃɜːlɪʃ/ adjective 1. rude or surly 2. of or relating to peasants 3. miserly adj. late Old English cierlisc “of or pertaining to churls,” from churl […]

  • Churn

    [churn] /tʃɜrn/ noun 1. a container or machine in which cream or milk is agitated to make butter. 2. any of various containers or machines similar in shape or action to a butter churn, as a device for mixing beverages. 3. British. a large milk can. 4. an act of churning stocks by a stockbroker. […]

Disclaimer: Churchyard beetle definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.