Scincidae

plural noun
Scin·​ci·​dae | \ ˈskiŋkəˌdē, ˈsinsəˌ- \

Definition of Scincidae

: a cosmopolitan family of pleurodont lizards (section Scincomorpha) comprising the skinks

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History and Etymology for Scincidae

New Latin, from Scincus, type genus (from Latin, skink) + -idae

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“Scincidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scincidae. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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