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alepidote

adjective alep·i·dote \ (ˈ)ā-¦le-pə-ˌdōt \

Definition of alepidote

zoology
: without scales

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Origin and Etymology of alepidote

Greek 2a- a- + lepidōtos covered with scales, from lepid-, lepis scale


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alepidote

noun alep·i·dote \ (ˈ)ā-¦le-pə-ˌdōt \

Definition of alepidote

plural -s
: a fish without scales

First Known Use of alepidote

circa 1832


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