adjective, scal·i·er, scal·i·est.
Origin of scaly
Examples from the Web for scaly
Historical Examples of scaly
The Armed-Fish has its name from its arms, and its scaly mail.The History of Louisiana
Le Page Du Pratz
The stems may not be scaly at the apex, often rosy when young.
The stem is quite short, tapering downward, dark green, scaly.
The stem is solid, slender, scaly, somewhat lighter than the pileus.
The stem is inclined to be scaly, thickened at the base, solid.