scaly

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scaly (comparative scalier, superlative scaliest)

  1. Covered or abounding with scales; as, a scaly fish.
  2. Resembling scales, laminae, or layers.
  3. (dated, vulgar or South Africa) Mean; low.
    a scaly fellow
  4. Composed of scales lying over each other; as, a scaly bulb; covered with scales; as, a scaly stem.

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Wikispecies scaly (plural scalies)

  1. (South Africa) The scaly yellowfish, Labeobarbus natalensis.

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