Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having on the back a series of scales called hemielytra: specifically noting certain marine annelids, the sea-mice or Aphroditidæ.

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Examples

  • Since the meat industrial complex represents such a rich example of the abject inhumanity of American Capitalism, corporations like Smithfield Foods and McDonald’s were so instrumental in the growth of this complex, and men like Kroc and Luter profited so handsomely from such a massive entity’s existence, let’s scrutinize the devastation this abominable entity is wreaking upon our fur, feather and scale-bearing cousins, the Earth, and humanity.

    Rover is not on the menu, Wilbur is, and Mahmoud just starved to death:

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