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A short erect tail, as that of a hare, rabbit, or deer.
[Early Modern English; probably akin to Middle English scut, short, of unknown origin.]
Routine or tedious work often viewed as menial.
[Short for scutwork.]
(Zoology) the short tail of animals such as the deer and rabbit
[C15: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse skutr end of a vessel, Icelandic skott tail]
a short tail, esp. of a hare, rabbit, or deer.
[1400–50; late Middle English: hare < Old Norse skutr stern]
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|Noun||1.||scut - a short erect tail|
tail - the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
rabbit, cony, coney - any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food