plates

plural of plate
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as in scales
a small thin piece of material that resembles an animal scale the tiny silver plates on the brooch are arranged to look like fish scales

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“Plates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plates. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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