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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles; Rough to the touch.

Usage examples (34)
  • Even so, companies that recycle old artwork still try and sneak in scaly-skinned dromaeosaurs if you let them.
  • Pangolins, often called scaly anteaters, are covered in tough, overlapping scales.
  • The bark is sometimes scaly and for that reason, it is called scaly bark in the eastern part of the State.
  • But, in real-time conversation, this dialogue takes another kind of scaly skin altogether. for more
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