Scutella
Scutellum Scu*tel"lum, n.; pl. {Scutella}. [NL., neut. dim. of L. scutum a shield.] 1. (Bot.) A rounded apothecium having an elevated rim formed of the proper thallus, the fructification of certain lichens. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The third of the four pieces forming the upper part of a thoracic segment of an insect. It follows the scutum, and is followed by the small postscutellum; a scutella. See {Thorax}. (b) One of the transverse scales on the tarsi and toes of birds; a scutella. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scutellae — Scutella Scu*tel la, n.; pl. {Scutell[ae]}. [NL., fem. dim. of L. scutum.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Scutellum}, n., 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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