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skink

Syllabification: skink
Pronunciation: /skiNGk
 
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Definition of skink in English:

noun

A smooth-bodied lizard with short or absent limbs, typically burrowing in sandy ground, and occurring throughout tropical and temperate regions.
Example sentences
  • There are many other snakes of all different sizes, as well as chameleons, geckos, lizards, skinks, iguanas, spiders and huge tortoises.
  • Rodents, salamanders, lizards, geckos, and skinks shed their tails.
  • They also eat small birds, snakes, lizards, and skinks.

Origin

late 16th century: from French scinc or Latin scincus, from Greek skinkos.

Words that rhyme with skink

bethink, blink, brink, chink, cinque, clink, dink, drink, fink, Frink, gink, ink, interlink, jink, kink, link, mink, pink, plink, prink, rink, shrink, sink, slink, stink, sync, think, wink, zinc

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