unarmored scale

noun

Definition of unarmored scale

: any of various scales (as a soft scale) belonging to families other than Diaspididae and usually lacking a substantial waxy covering especially : coccid

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“Unarmored scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unarmored%20scale. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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