Definition of scorpioid in English:

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scorpioid

Pronunciation: /ˈskôrpēˌoid/

adjective

Zoology
1Relating to or resembling a scorpion.
1.1 Botany (Of a flower cluster) curled up at the end, and uncurling as the flowers develop.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek from skorpios 'scorpion' + -oid.

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Syllabification: scor·pi·oid

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