escata

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, probably from a Vulgar Latin scatus, squato < squatus, possibly crossed with *excaptāre, frequentative of Latin excipere.

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Noun[edit]

escata f (plural escates)

  1. scale (of an animal or insect)

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, probably from a Vulgar Latin scatus, squato < squatus, possibly crossed with *excaptāre, frequentative of Latin excipere.

Noun[edit]

escata f (plural escatas)

  1. scale (of an animal, etc.)
  2. (by extension) link (in armor)

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