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Scaled (?), a.


Covered with scales, or scalelike structures; -- said of a fish, a reptile, a moth, etc.


Without scales, or with the scales removed; as, scaled herring.

3. Zool.

Having feathers which in form, color, or arrangement somewhat resemble scales; as, the scaled dove.

Scaled dove Zool., any American dove of the genus Scardafella. Its colored feather tips resemble scales.


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