meloe definition

  • others:
    • A genus of beetles without wings, but having quick oval elytra; the oil beetles. These beetles are occasionally made use of instead of cantharides for increasing sores. See Oil beetle, under oil.
  • noun:
    • the standard genus of Meloidæ; the oil-beetles, typically labeled the Cantharidæ or blister-beetles proper.

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