Definition for SCAL'Y

SCAL'Y, a. [from scale.]

  1. Covered or abounding with scales rough; as, a scaly fish; the scaly crocodile. – Milton.
  2. Resembling scales, lamina or layers.
  3. In botany, composed of scales lying over each other, as a scaly bulb; having scales scattered over it, as a scaly stem. – Martyn.

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