Tumblebug definition

tŭmbəl-bŭg
Any of various dung beetles that roll up balls of fresh dung, inside which the female deposits her eggs and on which the larvae feed.
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Any of several dung beetles that roll and bury in soil balls of dung, upon which the females deposit their eggs and in which the larvae develop.
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A dung beetle.
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Noun

Singular:
tumblebug
Plural:
tumblebugs

Origin of tumblebug