holaspidean

adjective
hol·​as·​pid·​e·​an | \ ¦häˌla¦spidēən, ¦hōˌ- \

Definition of holaspidean

: having a single series of large scutes on the posterior side of the tarsus (as in the true larks)

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History and Etymology for holaspidean

hol- + aspid- + -ean

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“Holaspidean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holaspidean. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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