Origin of skink1
Definition for skink (2 of 2)
verb (used with object) Scot. Dialect.
Origin of skink2
Examples from the Web for skink
But if Hiaasen were none of those things, if all he had ever done was to create the character of Skink, that would be enough.
True, the story contains no sex scenes and no swearing, and its protagonists, other than Skink, are two plucky teenagers.
And with Skink as his guide, Richard discovers the pleasures of the unplugged life.
After maneuvering about the cement walk the skink ran through the open door into the building.
One skink, however, was seen to snap up a spider which ran near its snout.
Less than three hours later I saw a skink that was active in the field.
The skink also rushed away several times when the shrew came close enough to disturb it.
The second Hernandes also denominates by the same name, (ysquiepatl) and which in South America is called the skink.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
British Dictionary definitions for skink
Word Origin for skink
Word Origin and History for skink
1580s, from Middle French scinc (Modern French scinque), from Latin scincus, from Greek skinkos, some kind of lizard common in Asia and North Africa, of unknown origin.