shard-beetle

энт. навозный жук (Geotrupes) (энтомология) навозный жук (Geotrupes)

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  • shard beetle — noun Etymology: shard (III) : a dung beetle of the genus Geotrupes * * * shard beetle noun A dor beetle, laying its eggs in cow dung • • • Main Entry: ↑shard * * * shard beetle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shard — (sh[aum]rd), n. [AS. sceard, properly a p. p. from the root of scearn to shear, to cut; akin to D. schaard a fragment, G. scharte a notch, Icel. skar[eth]. See {Shear}, and cf. {Sherd}.] [Written also {sheard}, and {sherd}.] 1. A piece or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shard-borne — a. Borne on shards or scaly wing cases. The shard borne beetle. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shard|ed — «SHAHR dihd», adjective. having shards or elytra, as a beetle; coleopterous: »Sharded insects…vastly outnumber all the other forms of active life we see (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • shard — n. 1 a broken piece of pottery or glass etc. 2 = POTSHERD. 3 a fragment of volcanic rock. 4 the wing case of a beetle. Etymology: OE sceard: sense 3 f. shard borne (Shakesp.) = born in a shard (dial., = cow dung), wrongly taken as borne on shards …   Useful english dictionary

  • shard-born — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: shard (III) archaic, of a beetle : born in dung …   Useful english dictionary

  • shard — /shahrd/, n. 1. a fragment, esp. of broken earthenware. 2. Zool. a. a scale. b. a shell, as of an egg or snail. 3. Entomol. an elytron of a beetle. Also, sherd. [bef. 1000; ME; OE sceard; c. LG, D schaard; akin to SHEAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • shard — [[t]ʃɑrd[/t]] also sherd n. 1) zool. a fragment, esp. of broken earthenware 2) Zool. a) a scale b) a shell, as of an egg or snail c) ent the hardened forewing of a beetle; elytron • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME; OE sceard, c. OFrisskerd, MHG scharte …   From formal English to slang

  • shard — /ʃad / (say shahd) noun 1. a fragment, especially of broken earthenware. 2. Zoology a. a scale. b. a shell, as of an egg or snail. 3. Entomology the elytron of a beetle. Also, sherd. {Middle English; Old English sceard} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sheard — Shard Shard (sh[aum]rd), n. [AS. sceard, properly a p. p. from the root of scearn to shear, to cut; akin to D. schaard a fragment, G. scharte a notch, Icel. skar[eth]. See {Shear}, and cf. {Sherd}.] [Written also {sheard}, and {sherd}.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sherd — Shard Shard (sh[aum]rd), n. [AS. sceard, properly a p. p. from the root of scearn to shear, to cut; akin to D. schaard a fragment, G. scharte a notch, Icel. skar[eth]. See {Shear}, and cf. {Sherd}.] [Written also {sheard}, and {sherd}.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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