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scorpioid

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σκορπιοειδής (skorpioeidḗs, scorpionlike), from σκορπίος (skorpíos, scorpion) + εἶδος (eîdos, form, likeness).

AdjectiveEdit

scorpioid (comparative more scorpioid, superlative most scorpioid)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or appearing like a scorpion.
  2. (botany) Resembling a scorpion's tail, as in a scorpioid cyme; circinate.