scutellate

adjective scu·tel·late \ skü-ˈte-lət , skyü- ; ˈsk(y)ü-tə-ˌlāt \
variants: or scutellated play \ˈsk(y)ü-tə-ˌlā-təd\

Definition of scutellate

: having or covered with scutella

First Known Use of scutellate

1785

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