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scincoid

[sing-koid] /ˈsɪŋ kɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a skink.
noun
2.
a scincoid lizard.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Latin scinc(us) skink1 + -oid
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scincoid

/ˈsɪŋkɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a skink
noun
2.
any animal, esp a lizard, resembling a skink
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin scincoidēs, from Latin scincus a skink
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