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scutellate

or scutellated

[skyoo-tel-it, -eyt, skyoot-l-eyt or skyoot-l-ey-tid] /skyuˈtɛl ɪt, -eɪt, ˈskyut lˌeɪt or ˈskyut lˌeɪ tɪd/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
having scutes.
2.
formed into a scutellum.
Origin of scutellate
1775-1785
First recorded in 1775-85; scutell(um) + -ate1
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