Goliath beetle

Goliath beetle
(жук-)голиаф (Goliathus)
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  • coleopteran — /koh lee op teuhr euhn, kol ee /, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the order Coleoptera. n. 2. a beetle. [1840 50; COLEOPTER(A) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   any member of the insect order Coleoptera, consisting of the beetles and weevils …   Universalium

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