[ skwey-meyt ]
/ ˈskweɪ meɪt /
provided or covered with squamae or scales; scaly.
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Origin of squamate
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Examples from the Web for squamate
Squamate, Squamose, or Squamaceous, furnished with scales (squam).The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
A large, yellow-coloured, pine-shaped, squamate cone terminates the stameniferous plant.