carabid

noun
ca·​ra·​bid | \ ˈker-ə-bəd How to pronounce carabid (audio) , ˈka-rə-, kə-ˈra-bəd How to pronounce carabid (audio) \

Definition of carabid

First Known Use of carabid

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carabid

ultimately from Greek karabos horned beetle

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“Carabid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carabid. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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