Squamoid Squa"moid (skw[=a]"moid), a. [L. squama scale + -oid.] Resembling a scale; also, covered with scales; scaly. [1913 Webster]

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  • squamoid — squa·moid …   English syllables

  • squamoid — ˈskwāˌmȯid adjective Etymology: squam + oid : scaly …   Useful english dictionary

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  • laminated — adj 1. lamellate, lamelliform, lamellose, laminiferous, lamellar; stratified, stratiform, layered; scaly, flaky, scabby, scurfy, squamous, squamoid, squamate, crusty. 2. membranous, covered, overlaid, coated, plated; carapaced, carapacial,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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