stag beetle

stag beetle (plural stag beetles)

  1. Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae; the males have elaborate mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag
    1. The species Lucanus cervus, which is the largest beetle in the UK.
  • French: lucane cerf-volant
  • German: Hirschkäfer
  • Italian: cervo volante
  • Portuguese: vacaloura
  • Russian: жук-оле́нь
  • Spanish: ciervo volante

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