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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dynastidan \Dy*nas"ti*dan\, n. [Gr. ?, fem. of ?. See Dynast. The name alludes to the immense size of some species.] (Zool.) One of a group of gigantic, horned beetles, including Dynastus Neptunus, and the Hercules beetle (Dynastus Hercules) of tropical America, which grow to be six inches in length. [1913 Webster]