lepido-


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lepido-

pref.
Scale; flake: lepidopteran.

[Greek, from lepis, lepid-.]

lepido-

or before a vowel

lepid-

combining form
scale or scaly: lepidopterous.
[from Greek lepis scale; see leper]

lepido-

a combining form meaning “scale”: lepidopteran.
[< Greek, comb. form representing lepís, s. lepid- scale. compare leper]