scarabée

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French scarabée, borrowed from Latin scarabaeus, from Ancient Greek κάραβος (kárabos). Compare the inherited doublet escarbot.

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scarabée m (plural scarabées)

  1. beetle

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Middle French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First attested 1526[1], borrowing from Latin scarabaeus.

Noun[edit]

scarabée m (plural scarabées)

  1. beetle

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  1. ^ "scarabée" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).