scarabaeoid

scarabaeoid

[skar-uh-bee-oid]
adjective Also, scaraboid [skar-uh-boid] .
1.
resembling a scarab.
noun
2.
an imitation or counterfeit scarab.

Origin:
1885–90; scarabae(us) + -oid

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scarabaeoid (ˌskærəˈbiːɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  Also: scaraboid of, relating to, or resembling a scarabaeid
2.  a former word for lamellicorn

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