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scaraboid

noun scar·a·boid \ ˈskarəˌbȯid \

Definition of scaraboid

plural -s
: a gem engraved only on the flat oval base and somewhat rounded on the back but with no imitation of the beetle
  • a Greek scaraboid of the late 6th and 5th centuries b.c.

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Origin and Etymology of scaraboid

scarab + -oid


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scaraboid

adjective \ " \

Definition of scaraboid

2 : of or resembling a scarab; especially : of or forming a scaraboid

Origin and Etymology of scaraboid

scarab + -oid


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