squamulose

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin squāmulōsus (squamulose), from Latin squamula (small scales) (diminutive of squāma (scale of a fish or reptile; item shaped like a scale, flake)) + -ōsus (suffix meaning ‘full of, prone to’). The English word is analysable as squamula +‎ -ose.[1]

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squamulose (comparative more squamulose, superlative most squamulose)

  1. (botany, mycology, zoology) Having small scales.
    Antonyms: esquamulose, scaleless
    The stem of the mushroom is squamulose.

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squamulose

  1. vocative masculine singular of squamulosus