shaped like a scale

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Squamiform — Squa mi*form (skw[=a] m[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. [L. squama a scale + form.] Having the shape of a scale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squamiform — adj. [L. squama, scale] Scale like; squamoid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • squamiform — /skway meuh fawrm /, adj. shaped like a scale. [1820 30; SQUAM + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • squamiform — adjective Having the shape or structure of scale …   Wiktionary

  • squamiform — squa·mi·form …   English syllables

  • squamiform — ˈskwāməˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary squam + iform : having the shape of a scale …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Latin words with English derivatives — This is a list of Latin words with derivatives in English (and other modern languages). Ancient orthography did not distinguish between i and j or between u and v. Many modern works distinguish u from v but not i from j. In this article both… …   Wikipedia

  • squamate — См. squamiform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

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