from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • adjective Alternative form of squamous.


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