[ sing-koid ]
/ ˈsɪŋ kɔɪd /
of, relating to, or resembling a skink.
a scincoid lizard.
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Words nearby scincoid
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Example sentences from the Web for scincoid
Scincoid, sing′koid, n. one of a family of saurian reptiles, the typical genus of which is the Scin′cus or skink.
British Dictionary definitions for scincoid
/ (ˈsɪŋkɔɪd) /
of, relating to, or resembling a skink
any animal, esp a lizard, resembling a skink
Word Origin for scincoid
C18: from New Latin scincoidēs, from Latin scincus a skink
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