scutes


scutes

noun Zoology.

  1. a dermal bony plate, as on an armadillo, or a large horny plate, as on a turtle.
  2. a large scale.

noun

  1. zoology a horny or chitinous plate that makes up part of the exoskeleton in armadillos, turtles, fishes, etc

n.

  1. A thin platelike structure.

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