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Origin of scorpion
Examples from the Web for 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?|Michael Tomasky|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Dominic Ware has a scorpion encased in resin on a string around his neck.
He bound the dagger of Tīmūs firmly to his waist and hung the Scorpion of Solomon round his neck.The Brown Fairy Book|Andrew Lang
So Berlioz started for Italy, smarting with rage and pain, as if the Furies were lashing him with their scorpion whips.Great Musical Composers|George T. Ferris
So the big Wolf got in, and nearly sat on the Scorpion's tail; if he had, he wouldn't have sat long, I think.The Talking Thrush|William Crooke
The scolopendra, or centipede, is another member of the aptera order, whose bite is equally dreaded with that of the scorpion.
To get the Scorpion was more, even, than I had dared to hope for.The Kingdom of the Blind|E. Phillips Oppenheim
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.