june


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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         And what is so rare as a day in June?
         Then, if ever, come perfect days.        --Lowell.
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   June beetle, June bug (Zool.), 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.
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