belonging or pertaining to the Scarabaeidae, a family of lamellicorn beetles, including the scarabs, dung beetles, June bugs, and cockchafers.
Origin of scarabaeid
From the New Latin
dating back to 1835–45.
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British Dictionary definitions for scarabaeid
any beetle of the family Scarabaeidae, including the sacred scarab and other dung beetles, the chafers, goliath beetles, and rhinoceros beetles
of, relating to, or belonging to the family Scarabaeidae
Word Origin for scarabaeid
C19: from New Latin
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