Scincoidian
Scincoidian Scin*coid"i*an, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of lizards of the family {Scincid[ae]} or tribe Scincoidea. The tongue is not extensile. The body and tail are covered with overlapping scales, and the toes are margined. See Illust. under {Skink}. [1913 Webster]

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  • scincoidian — scin·coi·di·an …   English syllables

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  • Scincoid — Scin coid, a. [L. scincus a kind of lizard (fr. Gr. ?) + oid. Cf. {Skink}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the family {Scincid[ae]}, or skinks. n. A scincoidian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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