Scutellated
Scutellate Scu"tel*late, Scutellated Scu"tel*la`ted, a. [L. scutella a dish, salver. Cf. {Scuttle} a basket.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Formed like a plate or salver; composed of platelike surfaces; as, the scutellated bone of a sturgeon. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]

2. [See {Scutellum}.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the tarsi covered with broad transverse scales, or scutella; -- said of certain birds. [1913 Webster]


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