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squamate

[skwey-meyt] /ˈskweɪ meɪt/
adjective
1.
provided or covered with squamae or scales; scaly.
Origin of squamate
1820-1830
From the Late Latin word squāmātus, dating back to 1820-30. See squama, -ate1
Related forms
pseudosquamate, adjective
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