scorpion

  • 21 Scorpion — n. 1 an arachnid of the order Scorpionida, with lobster like pincers and a jointed tail that can be bent over to inflict a poisoned sting on prey held in its pincers. 2 (in full false scorpion) a similar arachnid of the order Pseudoscorpionida,… …

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  • 22 SCORPION — s. m. Insecte venimeux, dont le venin se communique par la blessure qu il fait avec un crochet dont sa queue est armée. La piqûre du scorpion est dangereuse.   Huile de scorpion, Huile dans laquelle on a fait mourir des scorpions. SCORPION, est… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 23 Scorpión FC — Football club infobox clubname = Scorpión FC fullname = Scorpión FC nickname = founded = ground = Chinandega, Nicaragua capacity = chairman = Luis R. Somarriba manager = league = Segunda División de Nicaragua season = 2006/2007 position = 10th,… …

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  • 24 scorpion — scor•pi•on [[t]ˈskɔr pi ən[/t]] n. 1) ivt ent any arachnid of the order Scorpiones, common in warm climates, having a front pair of pincers and a long, upcurved tail that ends in a venomous stinger 2) astron. the Scorpion Scorpius 3) bib Bible. a …

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  • 25 SCORPION — n. m. T. de Zoologie Insecte de la classe des Arachnides, dont la queue est armée d’un dard communiquant avec une glande à venin. La piqûre du scorpion est dangereuse. SCORPION est aussi le Nom d’un des douze signes du zodiaque, de celui qui est… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 26 scorpion — noun 1》 an arachnid with lobster like pincers and a poisonous sting at the end of its tail. [Order Scorpiones.]     ↘used in names of similar arachnids and insects, e.g. false scorpion. 2》 (scorpions) literary a whip with metal points. [with… …

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  • 27 scorpion — UK [ˈskɔː(r)pɪən] / US [ˈskɔrpɪən] noun [countable] Word forms scorpion : singular scorpion plural scorpions an animal like a large insect with a long curved tail containing a poisonous sting. Scorpions live in hot dry places …

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  • 28 scorpion — Sculpin Scul pin, n. [Written also skulpin.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of marine cottoid fishes of the genus {Cottus}, or {Acanthocottus}, having a large head armed with several sharp spines, and a broad mouth. They are generally …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 29 scorpion — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French eskorpiun, from Latin scorpion , scorpio, from Greek skorpios Date: 12th century 1. a. any of an order (Scorpionida) of nocturnal arachnids that have an elongated body and a narrow segmented tail… …

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  • 30 Scorpion Vz.61 — Vz. 61 «Скорпион» Тип: Пистолет пулемёт Страна …

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  • 31 scorpion — noun Scorpion is used before these nouns: ↑sting, ↑venom …

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  • 32 scorpion — [[t]skɔ͟ː(r)piən[/t]] scorpions N COUNT A scorpion is a small creature which looks like a large insect. Scorpions have a long curved tail, and some of them are poisonous …

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  • 33 scorpion — /ˈskɔpiən / (say skawpeeuhn) noun 1. any of numerous arachnids belonging to the order Scorpiones (Scorpionida) from the warmer parts of the world, having a long narrow abdomen terminating in a venomous sting. 2. an insect which stings or which… …

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  • 34 scorpion — noun /ˈskɔːpɪən/ Any of various arachnids of the order Scorpiones, related to the spiders, characterised by two large front pincers and a curved tail with a poisonous sting in the end …

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  • 35 Scorpion — 1. noun Someone with the Scorpio star sign 2. adjective of, or pertaining to, the Scorpio star sign …

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  • 36 scorpion — A member of the order Scorpionida; includes the devil s., Vejovis, and the hairy s., Hadrurus. [G. skorpios] * * * scor·pi·on skȯr pē ən n any of an order (Scorpionida) of arachnids that have an elongated body and a narrow segmented tail bearing …

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  • 37 scorpion — Synonyms and related words: arachnid, arthropod, beetle, bug, caterpillar, centipede, chilopod, daddy longlegs, diplopod, fly, harvestman, hexapod, insect, larva, maggot, millepede, millipede, mite, nymph, spider, tarantula, tick …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 38 scorpion — n. scorpions sting * * * [ skɔːpɪən] scorpions sting …

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  • 39 scorpión — s. m. (sil. pi on), pl. scorpióni …

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  • 40 scorpion — scor|pi|on [ˈsko:piən US o:r ] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: Latin scorpio, from Greek skorpios] a tropical animal like an insect with a curving tail and a poisonous sting …

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