variants or lepido-
: flake : scale

Word History


New Latin, from Greek, from lepid-, lepis scale, from lepein

Dictionary Entries Near lepid-

Cite this Entry

“Lepid-.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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