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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small, loosely attached thallus lobe of certain lichens.

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  • n. A small scale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as squamula.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany and zoology, same as squamula.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a minute scale

Etymologies

Latin squāmula, diminutive of squāma, scale.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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