Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a skink; related or belonging to the Scincidæ; scinciform.
  • noun A member of the Scincidæ in a broad sense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the family Scincidæ, or skinks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Of or relating to the family Scincidae, or skinks.
  • noun zoology A scincoidian.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin scincus a kind of lizard (from Ancient Greek) + -oid. Compare skink.

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