- having scutes.
- formed into a scutellum.
Origin of scutellate
Examples from the Web for scutellate
Historical Examples of scutellate
Scutellate, or Scutelliform, saucer-shaped or platter-shaped.The Elements of Botany
Hind toe very small, second a little shorter than fourth, third very long, all scutellate for more than half their length.A Synopsis of the Birds of North America
John James Audubon
Scutell′iform, scutellate; Scutellig′erous, provided with a scutellum; Scutelliplan′tar, having the back of the tarsus scutellate.