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june


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  June  \June\,  n.  [L.  Junius:  cf  F.  Juin.  So  called  either  from 
  Junius,  the  name  of  a  Roman  gens,  or  from  Juno,  the  goddess.] 
  The  sixth  month  of  the  year,  containing  thirty  days. 
 
  And  what  is  so  rare  as  a  day  in  June?  Then,  if  ever, 
  come  perfect  days.  --  Lowell. 
 
  {June  beetle},  {June  bug}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  one  of  several 
  species  of  large  brown  beetles  of  the  genus  {Lachnosterna} 
  and  related  genera;  --  so  called  because  they  begin  to 
  fly,  in  the  northern  United  States,  about  the  first  of 
  June.  The  larv[ae]  of  the  June  beetles  live  under  ground, 
  and  feed  upon  the  roots  of  grasses  and  other  plants. 
  Called  also  {May  bug}  or  {May  beetle}. 
 
  {June  grass}  (Bot.),  a  New  England  name  for  Kentucky  blue 
  grass.  See  {Blue  glass},  and  Illustration  in  Appendix. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  June  \Ju"ne\,  n.;  pl  {Junos}.  [L.] 
  1.  (Rom.  Myth.)  The  sister  and  wife  of  Jupiter,  the  queen  of 
  heaven,  and  the  goddess  who  presided  over  marriage.  She 
  corresponds  to  the  Greek  Hera. 
 
  Sweeter  than  the  lids  of  Juno's  eyes.  --  Shak. 
 
  2.  (Astron.)  One  of  the  early  discovered  asteroids. 
 
  {Bird  of  June},  the  peacock. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  June 
  n  :  the  month  following  May  and  preceding  July  [syn:  {June}] 




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