Definition of scorpioid in English:

Share this entry

scorpioid

Pronunciation: /ˈskɔːpɪɔɪd/

adjective

1 Zoology Relating 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 skorpioeidēs, from skorpios 'scorpion'.

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.