lepidote definition by Webster's New World
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Biol. covered with small flakes, scales, or scalelike hairs; scurfy
Origin: Classical Greek lepidōtos ; from lepis (gen. lepidos), a scale: see lepido-
lepidote definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Covered with small, scurfy scales.
Origin: Greek lepidōtos, scaly, from lepis, lepid-, scale.