A close up of a dorbettle.
- any of several European dung beetles
- any beetle that flies with a buzzing sound
Origin of dorbeetle; from 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) + beetle1.