squam

noun
\ˈskwäm also -wȯm\
plural -s

Definition of squam 

(Entry 1 of 2)

variants: or squamo-

Definition of squam- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : scale : squama Squamata squamaceous

2 : squamosal and squamomastoid : squamously squamocellular

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History and Etymology for squam

Noun

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

Combining form

Latin, from squama

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