noun. scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians.
- Scarabaeus sacer
- dung beetle
- genus Scarabaeus
- scarabée (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
- scarabaeus (Latin)
Example sentences of the word scarab
A scarab amulet – in the shape of a beetle – has been one of the more important amulet artifacts discovered.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Both rich and poor viewed the scarab as a good luck charm.
3. Verb, past tense
Introduce scarab beetle traps, also called light traps, around property susceptible to damage.