- of, relating to, or resembling a skink.
- a scincoid lizard.
Origin of scincoid
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Scincoid, sing′koid, n. one of a family of saurian reptiles, the typical genus of which is the Scin′cus or skink.
- of, relating to, or resembling a skink
- any animal, esp a lizard, resembling a skink
C18: from New Latin scincoidēs, from Latin scincus a skink