Scutiferous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Scutiferous Carrying a shield or buckler.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • scutiferous Carrying a shield or buckler.
    • scutiferous In zoöl, same as scutigerous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Scutiferous bearing a shield:
    • adjs Scutiferous (zool.) scutigerous
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. scutum, shield + -ferous,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., dim. of scutra, a platter.