Squamate meaning

skwāmāt, skwä-
Any of various reptiles of the order Squamata, which includes the lizards, snakes, and worm lizards.
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Of or relating to reptiles of the order Squamata.
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Of or relating to squamae.
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Having or covered with scales; scaly.
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Any of various reptiles of the order Squamata, which includes the lizards, snakes, and worm lizards.
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Of or relating to reptiles of the order Squamata.
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Of or relating to squamae.
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(chiefly zoology) Covered in scales.
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Any reptile of the order Squamata.
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Origin of squamate

  • New Latin Squāmāta from Late Latin squāmātus scaly from squāma scale Adj., sense 2, from Late Latin squāmātus

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

  • From Latin squāmātus.

    From Wiktionary