scaly /ˈskelɪ/ 形容詞
1. Covered or abounding with scales; as, a scaly fish. “Scaly crocodile.”
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.
adj 1: rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf [syn: lepidote,
leprose, scabrous, scurfy]
2: having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny
plates, as some fish and reptiles [syn: scaley, scaled]
[also: scaliest, scalier]