Origin of scorpion
Examples from the Web for scorpion
Contemporary Examples of scorpion
This Israel-Hamas war feels different, neither turtle nor scorpion even pretending anymore about seeking peace.Is It Just Me or Is the World Exploding? So Why Isn’t Obama Doing More?
July 28, 2014
The group trekked for about 10 days trying out numerous plants before they found the right one: Scorpion Tail.
The process to fully distill the Scorpion Tail took three hours.
The scorpion, a Heterometrus spinifer, is completely edible, despite the arachnid being deadly if alive.Camel in a Can and 6 More Weird Canned Meats
January 5, 2014
Dominic Ware has a scorpion encased in resin on a string around his neck.Pushing for Justice at Walmart
December 16, 2013
Historical Examples of scorpion
May the words of love I've spoke be changed to scorpion stings!Farm Ballads
The man gave them a scorpion and said: “Put it behind the hearth in the kitchen.”The Chinese Fairy Book
Near the left hand ports; a little "north," lay the Scorpion.The Affair of the Brains
But if she saw a scorpion walking about in the fields, she would not kill it as we should.The Soul of a People
The star ι Libræ is about 20° northwest of Antares in the Scorpion.A Field Book of the Stars
William Tyler Olcott
Word Origin for scorpion
c.1200, from Old French scorpion (12c.), from Latin scorpionem (nominative scorpio), extended form of scorpius, from Greek skorpios "a scorpion," from PIE root *(s)ker- "to cut" (see shear (v.)). The Spanish alacran "scorpion" is from Arabic al-'aqrab.