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Meaning of SCUTE

Pronunciation:  skyoot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle
 

SCUTE is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: protective covering

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scute\, n. [L. scutum a shield, a buckler. See {Scudo}.]
1. A small shield. [Obs.] --Skelton.

2. An old French gold coin of the value of 3s. 4d. sterling,
   or about 80 cents.

3. (Zo["o]l.) A bony scale of a reptile or fish; a large
   horny scale on the leg of a bird, or on the belly of a
   snake.

 

 

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