Scutella

Scu*tel"la

, n.;
pl. Scutell (#).
[NL., fem. dim. of L. scutum.] (Zol.) See Scutellum, n., 2.
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Scu"tel*late

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Scu"tel*la`ted

(?), } a. [L. scutella a dish, salver. Cf. Scuttle a basket.] 1. (Zol.) Formed like a plate or salver; composed of platelike surfaces; as, the scutellated bone of a sturgeon. Woodward.
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2. [See Scutellum.] (Zol.) Having the tarsi covered with broad transverse scales, or scutella; -- said of certain birds.
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