Definition of scarabaeoid in English:

scarabaeoid

noun

Biology
  • A beetle of a large group that includes the scarabaeids, dor beetles, and stag beetles. Scarabaeoids include the largest known beetles, and are distinguished by having plate-like terminal segments in the antennae.

    Formerly called lamellicorn

Origin

Late 19th century: from modern Latin Scarabaeoidea (plural), from Latin scarabaeus (see scarab).

Pronunciation:

scarabaeoid

/ˌskarəˈbiːɔɪd/