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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Scaly  \Scal"y\,  a. 
  1.  Covered  or  abounding  with  scales;  as  a  scaly  fish. 
  ``Scaly  crocodile.''  --Milton. 
  2.  Resembling  scales,  lamin[ae],  or  layers. 
  3.  Mean  low  as  a  scaly  fellow.  [Low] 
  4.  (Bot.)  Composed  of  scales  lying  over  each  other  as  a 
  scaly  bulb;  covered  with  scales;  as  a  scaly  stem. 
  {Scaly  ant-eater}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  pangolin. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  (biology)  rough  to  the  touch;  covered  with  scales  or  scurf 
  [syn:  {lepidote},  {leprose},  {scabrous},  {scurfy}] 
  2:  (zoology)  having  the  body  covered  or  partially  covered  with 
  thin  horny  plates,  as  some  fish  and  reptiles  [syn:  {scaley}, 

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