squamate

noun squa·mate \ ˈskwā-ˌmāt , ˈskwä- \

Definition of squamate

:any of an order (Squamata) of reptiles including the snakes and lizards and related extinct forms

squamate

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of squamate

ultimately from Late Latin squamatus scaly, from Latin squama


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