Any of various large, chiefly brownish scarab beetles of the subfamily Melolonthinae, having leaf-feeding adults that emerge in the spring and larvae that damage the roots of grasses and other plants. Also called June bug, May beetle.
Variant of June bug
- ☆ any of several large scarab beetles (genus Phyllophaga) appearing in May or June in the N U.S.also June beetle
- ☆ figeater