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- adj. Having broad scutella on the front, and small scales on the posterior side, of the tarsus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having broad scutella on the front, and small scales on the posterior side, of the tarsus; -- said of certain birds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In ornithology, having the planta, or back of the tarsus, scutellate: said especially of certain passerine birds, in distinction from laminiplantar.
Latin scutellus a shield + planta foot. (Wiktionary)
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