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scarabaeoid

[ skar-uh-bee-oid ]
/ ˌskær əˈbi ɔɪd /
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adjective Also scar·a·boid [skar-uh-boid]. /ˈskær əˌbɔɪd/.
resembling a scarab.
noun
an imitation or counterfeit scarab.
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Origin of scarabaeoid

First recorded in 1885–90; scarabae(us) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for scarabaeoid

scarabaeoid
/ (ˌskærəˈbiːɔɪd) /

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