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scarabaeoid

noun scar·a·bae·oid

Definition of scarabaeoid

plural -s
1 : a beetle of Scarabaeidae or a closely related family : scarabaeus
2 : scaraboid

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Origin and Etymology of scarabaeoid

scarabaeus + English -oid


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scarabaeoid

adjective

Definition of scarabaeoid

1 : of, relating to, or constituting the third instar in the development of a blister beetle in which it resembles the larva of a scarabaeid beetle
2 : of or relating to the Scarabaeoidea

Origin and Etymology of scarabaeoid

scarabaeus + English -oid


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