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carabid

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noun ca·ra·bid \ˈker-ə-bəd, ˈka-rə-, kə-ˈra-bəd\

Definition of carabid



Origin and Etymology of carabid

ultimately from Greek karabos horned beetle


First Known Use: 1880


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