from The Century Dictionary.
- In ornithology, having the planta, or back of the tarsus, scutellate: said especially of certain passerine birds, in distinction from
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Having broad scutella on the front, and small scales on the posterior side, of the tarsus; -- said of certain birds.
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- adjective zoology, of birds Having broad
scutellaon the front, and small scaleson the posteriorside, of the tarsus.
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Latin scutellus a shield + planta foot.
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