scutiform definition by Webster's New World
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shaped like a shield; scutate
Origin: Modern Latin scutiformis ; from Classical Latin scutum, a shield (see scutum) plush -formis, -form
scutiform definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Shield-shaped: scutiform leaves.
Origin: Latin scūtum, shield; see Scutum + -form.
scutiform - Medical Definition
Having the shape of a shield.