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Found 2 items, similar to scarab.
English → English (WordNet)
n : scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians
[syn: scarabaeus, Scarabaeus sacer]
English → English (gcide)
Scarab \Scar"ab\, Scarabee \Scar"a*bee\, n. [L. scarabaeus; cf.
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
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]