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 for Meloe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meloe \Mel"o*e\, [ NL., fr. Gr. ? to probe a wound.] (Zool.)
     A genus of beetles without wings, but having short oval
     elytra; the oil beetles. These beetles are sometimes used
     instead of cantharides for raising blisters. See Oil
     beetle, under Oil.
     [1913 Webster]

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