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n. (Zool.) (a) The adult male of the red deer (Cervus elaphus), a large European species closely related to the American elk, or wapiti. (b) The male of certain other species of large deer. A colt, or filly; also, a romping girl. A castrated bull; - called also bull stag, and bull seg. See the Note under Ox. (Stock Exchange) (a) An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a member of the exchange. (b) One who applies for the allotment of shares in new projects, with a view to sell immediately at a premium, and not to hold the stock. (Zool.) The European wren. Stag beetle (Zool.), any one of numerous species of lamellicorn beetles belonging to Lucanus and allied genera, especially L. cervus of Europe and L. dama of the United States. The mandibles are large and branched, or forked, whence the name. The lava feeds on the rotten wood of dead trees. Called also horned bug, and horse beetle.


 - Stag dance, a dance by men only.


 - Stag hog (Zool.), the babiroussa.


 - Stag-horn coral (Zool.), any one of several species of large branching corals of the ...

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