/ (ˈkærəbɪd) /
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any typically dark-coloured beetle of the family Carabidae, including the bombardier and other ground beetles
of, relating to, or belonging to the Carabidae
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Word Origin for carabid
C19: from New Latin, from Latin cārabus a kind of crab (name applied to these beetles)
Words nearby carabid
caqueteuse, caquetoire, car, Cara, carabao, carabid, carabin, carabineer, carabiner, carabinero, carabiniere
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How to use carabid in a sentence
The eyes of the Carabid are very prominent, which allows them to see their prey 484 at a great distance.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
The closely allied Ground-beetles (Carabid) furnish us with equally interesting and instructive proofs of a migration from Asia.The History of the European Fauna|R. F. Scharff
Scaritid, skr′i-tid, adj. pertaining to carabid beetles of Scarites or related genera.
Wasps (Polistes) placed in terraria were avoided, as were carabid beetles and reduviid bugs.
Carabidoid: applied to the second stage of a meloid larva, when it resembles that of a Carabid.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith