1. Covered or abounding with scales; as, a scaly fish. "Scaly crocodile."
2. Resembling scales, laminae, or layers.
3. Mean; low; as, a scaly fellow.
4. <botany> Composed of scales lying over each other; as, a scaly bulb; covered with scales; as, a scaly stem.
<zoology> Scaly ant-eater, the pangolin.
(01 Mar 1998)
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