What is another word for scarabaeidae?

Pronunciation: [skˈaɹɐbˌiːɪdˌiː] (IPA)

Scarabaeidae is a family of beetles that are known for their distinctive appearance and behavior. These insects are also known by various other names depending on the region. One synonym for Scarabaeidae is "dung beetle" as many species in this family are involved in the decomposition of animal waste. Another synonym for Scarabaeidae is "scarab" which is derived from the ancient Egyptian culture where these beetles were regarded as sacred symbols of rebirth and immortality. Other synonyms for Scarabaeidae include "tumblebug" and "rollers" as they are known to roll dung into balls, while some species are referred to as "rain beetles" due to their emergence during rainy seasons.

Synonyms for Scarabaeidae:

What are the hypernyms for Scarabaeidae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Scarabaeidae?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Scarabaeidae?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Scarabaeidae?

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Usage examples for Scarabaeidae

But which of the scarabaeidae?
"More Hunting Wasps"
J. Henri Fabre
If I could at least identify the scarabaeidae whose larvae form the prey of the two Scoliae, the problem would be half solved.
"More Hunting Wasps"
J. Henri Fabre
In the same heap of mould is a swarming colony of scarabaeidae in the form of larvae, nymphs and adult insects.
"More Hunting Wasps"
J. Henri Fabre

Related words: scarabaeidae, beetles, scarabs, scarab beetles, colossidae

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