- any of several European dung beetles
- any beetle that flies with a buzzing sound
Origin of dorbeetlefrom Middle English dore ( from Old English dora, a beetle from Indo-European base an unverified form dher-, to buzz from source Classical Greek thrylein, to murmur, babble) + beetle
or dor beetle
A European dung beetle (Geotrupes stercorarius) that flies with a droning sound.
Origin of dorbeetleObsolete dor a buzzing bee or beetle ( from Middle English dorre ) ( from Old English dora ) beetle 1