scorpioid definition by Webster's New World
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- like a scorpion
- of the order consisting of the scorpions
- with a curved end, like a scorpion's tail; circinate
Origin: Classical Greek skorpioeidēs
scorpioid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of, relating to, or resembling a scorpion.
- Botany Like the tail of a scorpion; circinate: a scorpioid cyme.
Origin: Greek skorpioeidēs, scorpionlike : skorpios, scorpion + -oeidēs, -oid.