Origin of lepidoteClassical Greek lepid?tos from lepis (gen. lepidos), a scale: see lepido-
Origin of lepidoteGreek lepidōtos scaly from lepis lepid- scale
(comparative more lepidote, superlative most lepidote)
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Ancient Greek Î»ÎµÏ€Î¹Î´Ï‰Ï„ÏŒÏ‚ (lepidÅtos, “covered with scales").