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SCUTE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does scute mean? 

SCUTE (noun)
  The noun SCUTE has 1 sense:

1. large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake

  Familiarity information: SCUTE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCUTE (noun)


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Meaning:

Large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("scute" is a kind of...):

protective covering (the tough natural covering of some organisms)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "scute"):

carapace; cuticle; shell; shield (hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles)


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