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  • adj. Having two shields or bucklers (or objects with such a shape)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling two bucklers placed side by side.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, resembling two shields or bucklers placed side by side; having parts of such a character.


bi- +‎ scutate (Wiktionary)


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  • In botany, resembling two bucklers placed side by side. Also used in the name of the Biscutate Swift (Streptoprocne biscutata), a species found in Brazil and Paraguay.

    February 26, 2008