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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of the large scales on the belly of a snake.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the large scales on the belly of a serpent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the scales or scutes which cover the abdomen of a snake from the head to the tail; an abdominal scute or scutellum.

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