scarabaeoid

[skar-uh-bee-oid]
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adjective Also scar·a·boid [skar-uh-boid] /ˈskær əˌbɔɪd/.

resembling a scarab.

noun

an imitation or counterfeit scarab.

Origin of scarabaeoid

First recorded in 1885–90; scarabae(us) + -oid
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scarabaeoid

adjective

Also: scaraboid (ˈskærəˌbɔɪd) of, relating to, or resembling a scarabaeid
a former word for lamellicorn
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