adjective Also scar·a·boid [skar-uh-boid]. /ˈskær əˌbɔɪd/.
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Words nearby scarabaeoid
Example sentences from the Web for scarabaeoid
The scarabaeoid seals were worn as rings in Egypt apparently from the earliest times.
The scarabaeoid in its turn is abandoned for the simple ring stone.
Compare a cornelian fragment, apparently cut from the back of a scarabaeoid, now in the British Museum.
The scarabaeoid proper is a simplification of the scarab, effected by the omission of all details of the beetle.