scarab: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (skar'ub), [key]
- any scarabaeid beetle, esp. Scarabaeus sacer, regarded as sacred by the ancient Egyptians.
- a representation or image of a beetle, much used among the ancient Egyptians as a symbol, seal, amulet, or the like.
- a gem cut to resemble a beetle.
- scarab (Thesaurus)
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