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.
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