HyperDic: scaly

English > 2 senses of the word scaly:
ADJECTIVEallscaly, lepidote, leprose, scabrous, scurfyrough to the touch
allscaly, scaley, scaledhaving the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
English > scaly: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf.
Synonymslepidote, leprose, scabrous, scurfy
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broaderrough, unsmoothHaving or caused by an irregular surface
Spanisháspero, rasposo, rugoso
Catalanaspre, raspós, rugós
Nounsscalea flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals
scalinessthe property of being scaly
English > scaly: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles.
Synonymsscaley, scaled
Categoryzoology, zoological scienceThe branch of biology that studies animals
Broaderarmored, armouredUsed of animals
Spanishescamoso
Catalanescamós, escatós
Nounsscalea flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals
scalinessthe property of being scaly

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