Lepidoted
Lepidote Lep"i*dote (l[e^]p"[i^]*d[=o]t), Lepidoted Lep"i*do`ted (-d[=o]`t[e^]d), a. [Gr. lepidwto`s covered with scales, fr. lepi`s -i`dos, a scale.] (Bot.) Having a coat of scurfy scales, as the leaves of the oleaster. [1913 Webster]

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  • lepidoted — a. See lepidote …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Lepidote — Lep i*dote (l[e^]p [i^]*d[=o]t), Lepidoted Lep i*do ted ( d[=o] t[e^]d), a. [Gr. lepidwto s covered with scales, fr. lepi s i dos, a scale.] (Bot.) Having a coat of scurfy scales, as the leaves of the oleaster. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lepidote — a.; (also lepidoted) (Bot.) Scaly, leprous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • leprous — a. 1. Infected with leprosy. 2. (Bot.) Scaly, lepidote, lepidoted. 3. Corrupt, foul, vile, defiling, infectious, poisonous, polluting …   New dictionary of synonyms

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