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scarabaeus

[skar-uh-bee-uh s] /ˌskær əˈbi əs/
noun, plural scarabaeuses, scarabaei
[skar-uh-bee-ahy] /ˌskær əˈbi aɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
scarab (defs 2, 3).
Origin of scarabaeus
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin; compare Greek kárabos kind of beetle
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scarabaeus

/ˌskærəˈbiːəs/
noun (pl) -baeuses, -baei (-ˈbiːaɪ)
1.
a less common name for scarab
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