Pronunciation: (skar"u-bē'id), [key]
belonging or pertaining to the Scarabaeidae, a family of lamellicorn beetles, including the scarabs, dung beetles, June bugs, and cockchafers.
any scarabaeid beetle. Also,scar"a•bae'an.
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