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- 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.
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)