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1) scarab beetle. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...North American scarab beetles range in length from less than 1/2 in. to more than 2 in. (5-50 mm); members of some tropical species grow several inches long. Many...

2) scarab. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Scarabaeus sacer, regarded as sacred by the ancient Egyptians. 2. A representation of this beetle, such as a ceramic or stone sculpture or a cut gem, used in ancient...

3) tumblebug. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...tumblebug, see scarab beetle....

4) scarabaeus. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See scarab (sense 2). Latin. See scarab....

5) dung beetle. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...dung beetle, see scarab beetle....

6) June beetle. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...June beetle, or May beetle, a blackish or mahogany-colored beetle of the scarab beetle family, widely distributed in North America and especially abundant in the...

7) Japanese beetle. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japanese beetle, common name for a destructive beetle, Popillia japonica, of the scarab beetle family. Accidentally imported to the United States from Japan, it was...

8) carbine. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...French carabine, from Old French carabin, soldier armed with a musket, perhaps from escarrabin, gravedigger, from scarabee, dung beetle. See scarab....

9) scarabaeid. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of the numerous stout-bodied, lamellicorn beetles of the family Scarabaeidae, which includes the June beetle and dung beetles. Of or belonging to the family Scarabaeidae....

10) 12973. Colette [Sidonie Gabrielle Colette]. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Aunt Alicia, in Gigi (1944, trans.1953). When asked (by Gilberte) "What is an artistic jewel?" Aunt Alicia replied, "It all depends. A mermaid in gold, with eyes...

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