scarabaeoid

scarabaeoid
I. \\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈbēˌȯid\ noun (-s)
Etymology: scarabaeus + English -oid
1. : a beetle of Scarabaeidae or a closely related family : scarabaeus
II. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ adjective
Etymology: scarabaeus + English -oid
1. : of, relating to, or constituting the third instar in the development of a blister beetle in which it resembles the larva of a scarabaeid beetle
2. : of or relating to the Scarabaeoidea

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