Scar"ab (?), Scar"a*bee (?) , n. [L. scarabaeus; cf. F. scarabée.] (Zoöl.)

Any one of numerous species of lamellicorn beetles of the genus Scarabæus, or family Scarabæidæ, especially the sacred, or Egyptian, species (Scarabæus sacer, and S. Egyptiorum).

 

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Scar"ab, Scar"a*bee` , n.

Same as Scarabæus.

 

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