Scar`a*bæ"us (?), n. [L.] (Zoöl.)

Same as Scarab.


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Scar*a*bæ"us, n. (Egypt. Archæol.)

A conventionalized representation of a beetle, with its legs held closely at its sides, carved in natural or made in baked clay, and commonly having an inscription on the flat underside.


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