scutation

scu·ta·tion

English syllables. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • scutation — skyüˈtāshən noun ( s) Etymology: scut + ation : the arrangement of scutes …   Useful english dictionary

  • scutate — /ˈskuteɪt/ (say skoohtayt) adjective 1. Botany formed like a round buckler. 2. Zoology having scutes, shields, or large scales. {Latin scūtātus having a shield} –scutation /skuˈteɪʃən/ (say skooh tayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • scut- — combining form or scuti Etymology: New Latin, from Latin scutum shield 1. : shield scutal …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.