squam

noun \ ˈskwäm also -wȯm \

Definition of squam

plural -s
: sou'wester 2b

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Origin and Etymology of squam

from Squam, short for Annisquam, village in northeastern Massachusetts, where it was originally worn by fishermen


squam-

combining form
variants: or squamo-

Definition of squam-

1 : scale : squama
  • Squamata
  • squamaceous
2 : squamosal and
  • squamomastoid
: squamously
  • squamocellular

Origin and Etymology of squam-

Latin, from squama


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