Lepido is defined as flaky or scaly.
An example of lepido is lepidoptera which are flying insects with four wings covered with scales, like butterflies.
also, before a vowel, lep′id-
Origin of lepido-; from Classical Greek lepis (gen. lepidos), a scale ; from lepein: see leper
Scale; flake: lepidopteran.
Origin of lepido-Greek, from lepis, lepid-.
- (uncommon) scaly
From Ancient Greek Î»ÎµÏ€Î¯Ï‚ (lepis, “scale").