noun, plural scar·a·bae·us·es, scar·a·bae·i [skar-uh-bee-ahy]. /ˌskær əˈbi aɪ/.
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Example sentences from the Web for scarabaeus
That is the reason the scarabaeus has no eyes, so the old ones say.Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest|Katharine Berry Judson
And as much may be said of the larva of Scarabaeus pentodon, a fellow-boarder of the Oryctes and the Cetonia.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
The Scarabaeus was the insignium or the 'arms,' of a very distinguished and very rare patrician family.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
To the centre is suspended by a small ring a scarabaeus of solid gold inlaid with lapis lazuli.
There must be two kinds of hair on his tail, and on his tongue an excrescence in the form of the sacred beetle Scarabaeus.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers