Stag-beetle meaning

Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae, the males of which have large, elaborately branched and toothed mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag.
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Any of a family (Lucanidae) of large beetles: the male has long, branched, antlerlike mandibles.
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Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae; the males have elaborate mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag.
  • The species Lucanus cervus, which is the largest beetle in the UK.
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A large black beetle with a pair of strong mandibles.
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Origin of stag-beetle