Scal"y (?), a.

1.

Covered or abounding with scales; as, a scaly fish.

"Scaly crocodile."

Milton.

2.

Resembling scales, laminae, 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 Zool., the pangolin.

 

© Webster 1913.

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