scorpion

  • 1 scorpion — [ skɔrpjɔ̃ ] n. m. • XIIe; escorpium 1119; lat. scorpio, gr. skorpios 1 ♦ Animal pourvu d appendices chélicères, et formé d éléments articulés dont le dernier porte un aiguillon crochu et venimeux. Pince du scorpion. ⇒ pédipalpe. Scorpion noir,… …

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  • 2 Scorpion — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 3 Scorpion — Scor pi*on, n. [F., fr. L. scorpio, scorpius, Gr. ?, perhaps akin to E. sharp.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of pulmonate arachnids of the order {Scorpiones}, having a suctorial mouth, large claw bearing palpi, and a caudal sting.… …

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  • 4 Scorpion — (englische Schreibweise von „Skorpion“) bezeichnet: zwei britische Automobilmarken (1965), bzw. (1973), siehe Scorpion (Humberstone), bzw. Scorpion (Innes Lee) eine ehemalige neuseeländische Automobilmarke, siehe Scorpion (Kit Car) einen sehr… …

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  • 5 scorpion — SCORPIÓN, scorpioni, s.m. 1. Nume dat mai multor specii de arahnide având la extremitatea posterioară glande veninoase, care se deschid în vârful unui ac; scorpie (1). ♢ Scorpionul de cărţi =scorpion minuscul, fără coadă şi fără glande veninoase …

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  • 6 scorpion — SCORPION. s. m. Sorte d insecte venimeux, & dont le venin est principalement à l extremité de la queuë. La piqueure du scorpion est dangereuse. on tient que la blessure que fait le scorpion se guerit en escrasant le scorpion mesme sur la playe.… …

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  • 7 scorpion — early 13c., from O.Fr. scorpion, from L. scorpionem (nom. scorpio), extended form of scorpius, from Gk. skorpios a scorpion, from PIE root * (s)ker to cut (see SHEAR (Cf. shear)). The Spanish alacran scorpion is from Arabic al aqrab …

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  • 8 SCORPION — (Heb. עַקְרָב, akrav; pl. akrabbim). The scorpion is mentioned once in the Bible as a dangerous creature of the wilderness (Deut. 8:15). The word akrabbim is also used for prickly thornbushes (I Kings 12:11; Ezek. 2:6), and Ascent of Akrabbim ( …

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  • 9 scorpion — [skôr′pē ən] n. [OFr < L scorpio < Gr skorpios, scorpion, kind of fish < IE base * (s)ker , to cut > SHEAR] 1. any of an order (Scorpiones) of arachnids found in warm regions, with a front pair of nipping claws and a long, slender,… …

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  • 10 scorpion — ► NOUN ▪ an arachnid with lobster like pincers and a poisonous sting at the end of its tail. ORIGIN Greek skorpios scorpion …

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  • 11 Scorpion — Scorpion, ein dem Krebse außerordentlich ähnliches Insekt mit 8 Füßen, 2 Scheeren und einem langen, dünnen, aus 6 Knoten gebildeten Schwanz, welcher sich in eine gebogene, dolchartige Spitze mit einer kleinen giftgefüllten Blase endiget. Man… …

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  • 12 scorpion — Scorpion, Scorpio, Scorpius …

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  • 13 Scorpion — Para otros usos de este término, véase Escorpión (desambiguación). Scorpion Personaje de Mortal Kombat Primera aparición Mortal Kombat Última aparición Mortal Kombat 9 …

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  • 14 Scorpion — For other uses see Scorpion (disambiguation) Scorpion Temporal range: Silurian–Recent …

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  • 15 scorpion — scorpionic /skawr pee on ik/, adj. /skawr pee euhn/, n. 1. any of numerous arachnids of the order Scorpionida, widely distributed in warmer parts of the world, having a long, narrow, segmented tail that terminates in a venomous sting. 2. the… …

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  • 16 scorpion — (skor pion ; en vers, de trois syllabes) s. m. 1°   Animal de la classe des arachnides pulmonaires, qu on rencontre dans le sud de l Europe, et dont la queue est armée d un dard qui présente au dessous de sa pointe plusieurs ouvertures… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 17 Scorpion I — Pharaoh Infobox | Name=Scorpion I | Predecessor= U k unknown Successor= Double Falcon or U i Reign= Unknown Dynasty=Protodynastic Burial = Tomb U j, Umm el Qa ab, Abydos Scorpion I was the first of two kings so named of Upper Egypt during the… …

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  • 18 Scorpion II — Articles de la série Pharaon Classements alphabétique chronologique Dynasties 0  …

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  • 19 Scorpion — King before 3100 BC.     The Scorpion Macehead, discovered at Hieraconpolis and now in the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, provides evidence relating to one of the earliest kings of Egypt for whom any historical information has been found. With the… …

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  • 20 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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