scutellate

or scu·tel·lat·ed

[ skyoo-tel-it, -eyt, skyoot-l-eyt or skyoot-l-ey-tid ]
/ skyuˈtɛl ɪt, -eɪt, ˈskyut lˌeɪt or ˈskyut lˌeɪ tɪd /
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adjective Zoology.

having scutes.
formed into a scutellum.

Nearby words

  1. scutate,
  2. scutch,
  3. scutch grass,
  4. scutcheon,
  5. scute,
  6. scutellation,
  7. scutellum,
  8. scutiform,
  9. scutter,
  10. scuttle

Origin of scutellate

First recorded in 1775–85; scutell(um) + -ate1

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