scarabaeid

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: scarabæid

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κάραβος (kárabos, horned beetle), via Latin scarabaeus.

Noun[edit]

scarabaeid (plural scarabaeids or scarabaeidae)

  1. (zoology, entomology) Any lamellicorn beetle of the family Scarabaeidae (which includes stag- and dung-beetles).

Related terms[edit]