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scaly

scal·y

scaly

 
pronunciation:
skeI li
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: scalier, scaliest
definition 1: covered with scales.
A snake's skin is scaly.
definition 2: shedding scales.
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derivation: scaliness (n.)
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