Scutiped Scu"ti*ped, a. [L. scutum a shield + pes, pedis, a foot: cf. F. scutip[`e]de.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the anterior surface of the tarsus covered with scutella, or transverse scales, in the form of incomplete bands terminating at a groove on each side; -- said of certain birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • scutiped — scu·ti·ped …   English syllables

  • scutiped — ˈsk(y)üd.əˌped adjective Etymology: scut + ped of a bird : having scutellate tarsi …   Useful english dictionary

  • scut- — combining form or scuti Etymology: New Latin, from Latin scutum shield 1. : shield scutal …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ped — I. ˌped adjective combining form Etymology: Latin ped , pes, from ped , pes foot more at foot : having (such or so many) feet scutiped II. noun combining form …   Useful english dictionary

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