Scarabee(Egyptian Archæology, Jewelry) A stylized representation of a scarab beetle carved in stone or faience, or made in baked clay, usually in a conventionalized form in which the beetle has its legs held closely at its sides, and commonly having an inscription on the flat underside; -- a symbol of resurrection, used by the ancient Egyptians as an ornament or a talisman, and in modern times used in jewelry, usually by engraving the formalized scarab design on cabuchon stones. Also used attributively; as, a scarab bracelet [a bracelet containing scarabs]; a ring with a scarabthe carved stone itelf.
Scarabee(Zoöl) Any one of numerous species of lamellicorn beetles of the genus Scarabæus, or family Scarabæidæ, especially the sacred, or Egyptian, species (Scarabæus sacer, and Scarabæus Egyptiorum).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nscarabeeSame as scarab.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. scarabaeus,; cf. F. scarabée,
SCARABEE, n. The same as scarabaeus.
"The Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce
I think, by way of compromise and convenience, I shall call him the Scarabee.
"The Poet at the Breakfast Table" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.