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  • adj. Alternative form of squamous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with, or consisting of, scales; resembling a scale; scaly
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the squamosal bone; squamosal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, scaly; furnished with small appressed scales or squamæ; also, scalelike. Also squamate, squamous.
  • In zoology, squamous; squamiferous or squamigerous; covered with scales; scaly; specifically, in entomology, covered with minute scales, as the wings of lepidopterous insects; lepidopterous; squamulate.


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