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Noun: darkling beetle  'daa(r)k-ling'bee-t(u)l
  1. Sluggish hard-bodied black terrestrial weevil whose larvae feed on e.g. decaying plant material or grain
    - darkling groung beetle, tenebrionid

Derived forms: darkling beetles

Type of: weevil

Part of: family Tenebrionidae, Tenebrionidae

Encyclopedia: Darkling beetle