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scal·y

 (skā′lē)
adj. scal·i·er, scal·i·est
1. Covered or partially covered with scales.
2. Shedding scales or flakes; flaking.

scal′i·ness n.
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scaly

(ˈskeɪlɪ)
adj, scalier or scaliest
1. resembling or covered in scales
2. peeling off in scales
ˈscaliness n
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scal•y

(ˈskeɪ li)

adj. scal•i•er, scal•i•est.
1. covered with or abounding in scales or scale.
2. characterized by or consisting of scales.
3. peeling or flaking in scales.
4. shabby; despicable.
[1520–30]
scal′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scaly - rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"
2.scaly - having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
armoured, armored - used of animals; provided with protective covering
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scaly

adjective
1. squamous, squamate, lamellose, lamelliform The brown rat has prominent ears and a long scaly tail.
2. flaky, scabrous, scurfy, furfuraceous (Medical), squamous or squamose (Biology), squamulose If your skin becomes red, sore or very scaly, consult your doctor.
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Translations
حَرْشَفي
šupinatý
escamosaescamosoescuamiforme
hreistraîur
šupinatý
kabuklupullu

scaly

[ˈskeɪlɪ] ADJ (scalier (compar) (scaliest (superl))) → escamoso
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scaly

[ˈskeɪli] adj
(= covered in scales) [animal, tail] → écailleux/euse
(= flaky) [skin] → qui se desquame
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scaly

adj (+er)
skin, creatureschuppig; wallsabblätternd
kettle, pipeverkalkt
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scaly

[ˈskeɪlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → squamoso/a
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scale3

(skeil) noun
any of the small thin plates or flakes that cover the skin of fishes, reptiles etc. A herring's scales are silver in colour.
ˈscaly adjective
(of fish etc) covered with scales.
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scal·y

a. escamoso-a.
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scaly

adj (comp -ier; super -iest) escamoso
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