Lepido meaning

lepədō
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.

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Scale; flake.

Lepidopteran.

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Scaly.
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(uncommon) Scaly.
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Origin of lepido

  • < Gr lepis (gen. lepidos), a scale < lepein: see leper

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek from lepis lepid-

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek λεπίς (lepis, “scale").

    From Wiktionary