Definition of scorpioid in English:

scorpioid

Line breaks: scor¦pi|oid
Pronunciation: /ˈskɔːpɪɔɪd
 
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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 skorpioeidēs, from skorpios 'scorpion'.

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