scarab


scarab
scarab [{{t}}'skærəb]
noun
(a) {{}}Entomology{{}}
scarab (beetle) scarabée m
(b) (precious stone) scarabée m

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  • Scarab — Scar ab, Scarabee Scar a*bee, n. [L. scarabaeus; cf. F. scarab[ e]e.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of lamellicorn beetles of the genus {Scarab[ae]us}, or family {Scarab[ae]id[ae]}, especially the sacred, or Egyptian, species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scarab — beetle may refer to: *A beetle of the family Scarabaeidae *A dung beetle, especially the Scarabaeus sacer worshipped by the ancient Egyptians as an embodiment of the god Khepri (an amulet made by that people in the shape of the species is also… …   Wikipedia

  • Scarab — (dt.: Skarabäus) war eine US amerikanische Automobilmarke, die nur 1958 von der Reventlow Automobile Company in Los Angeles (Kalifornien) gebaut wurde. Gründer und Eigentümer dieser Firma war der Rennfahrer Lance Reventlow, der Sohn der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scarab — ► NOUN 1) a large dung beetle, regarded as sacred in ancient Egypt. 2) an ancient Egyptian gem in the form of a scarab beetle, engraved with hieroglyphs on the flat underside. ORIGIN Greek skarabeios …   English terms dictionary

  • scarab — (n.) black dung beetle, held sacred by the ancient Egyptians, 1570s, from M.Fr. scarabeé, from L. scarabaeus a type of beetle, from Gk. karabos beetle, crayfish, a foreign word, probably Macedonian (the suffix bos is non Greek) …   Etymology dictionary

  • scarab — [skar′əb] n. [Fr scarabée < L scarabaeus, altered < ? Gr karabos, a horned beetle, crayfish] 1. any of a large family (Scarabaeidae) of mostly stout bodied, often brilliantly colored beetles with lamellicorn antennae, including the June… …   English World dictionary

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  • scarab — /skar euhb/, n. 1. any scarabaeid beetle, esp. Scarabaeus sacer, regarded as sacred by the ancient Egyptians. 2. a representation or image of a beetle, much used among the ancient Egyptians as a symbol, seal, amulet, or the like. 3. a gem cut to… …   Universalium

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  • Scarab — Model 324 Scarab («Скарабей»)  разведывательный БПЛА. Дрон разработан фирмой Teledyne Ryan Aeronautics (США) по заказу Разведывательного департамента ВВС Египта в 80 х годах. Всего построено и поставлено 56 аппаратов. Оборудован… …   Википедия

  • scarabæid — noun (ent.) A beetle of the family Scarabæidæ (which includes stag and dung beetles). See Also: scarab beetle …   Wiktionary


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