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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: scarab (0.00939 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to scarab.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: scarab scarab n : scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians [syn: scarabaeus, Scarabaeus sacer]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Scarab 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 (Scarab[ae]us sacer, and Scarab[ae]us Egyptiorum ). [1913 Webster] 2. (Egyptian Arch[ae]ology, Jewelry) A stylized representation of a scarab beetle carved in stone or faience, or made in baked clay, usually in a conventionalized form in which the beetle has its legs held closely at its sides, and commonly having an inscription on the flat underside; -- a symbol of resurrection, used by the ancient Egyptians as an ornament or a talisman, and in modern times used in jewelry, usually by engraving the formalized scarab design on cabuchon stones. Also used attributively; as, a scarab bracelet [a bracelet containing scarabs]; a ring with a scarab [the carved stone itelf]. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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