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  • scale-like

EtymologyEdit

scale +‎ -like

AdjectiveEdit

scalelike (comparative more scalelike, superlative most scalelike)

  1. Resembling scales in shape or form
    • 1988, January 8, “Kitry Krause”, in On Exhibit: a menagerie of microscopic monsters[1]:
      Below these antennae, a rounded flap hangs over all you can see of its bloodsucking stinger, a buckled straw apparently supported by a channel that is thick with scalelike excrescences.

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