ROVE-BEETLE

\ɹˈə͡ʊvbˈiːtə͡l], \ɹˈə‍ʊvbˈiːtə‍l], \ɹ_ˈəʊ_v_b_ˈiː_t_əl]\
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  • r[=o]v'-b[=e]'tl, n. a brachelytrous coleopterous insect, as the devil's coach-horse.--n. R[=O]'VER-BEE'TLE, a salt-water insect.
1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Davidson

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