scaly

Definitions of scaly
  1. adjective
    having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
    synonyms: scaled, scaley
    armored, armoured
    used of animals; provided with protective covering
  2. adjective
    rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
    synonyms: lepidote, leprose, scabrous, scurfy
    rough, unsmooth
    having or caused by an irregular surface
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