Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small, scalelike thallus lobe of certain lichens.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany and zoology, same as squamula.

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

  • noun (Bot.) Same as squamula.

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

  • noun botany, mycology A small scale.

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

  • noun a minute scale

Etymologies

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

[Latin squāmula, diminutive of squāma, scale.]

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