tegular

tegular

[teg-yuh-ler]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or resembling a tile.
2.
consisting of or arranged like tiles.
3.
of or pertaining to a tegula.

Origin:
1790–1800; < Latin tēgul(a) tile + -ar1

tegularly, adverb
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tegular (ˈtɛɡjʊlə)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or resembling a tile or tiles
2.  biology overlapping like a series of tiles: tegular scales
 
[C18: from Latin tēgula a tile, from tegere to cover]
 
'tegularly
 
adv

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