a long lock or tuft of hair left on the shorn scalp by some North American Indian men.
a small tuft or plait of hair left on the shaven scalp by American Indian warriors as a challenge to enemies
adjective 1. chisel-shaped, as the incisors of certain rodents.
scalprum scal·prum (skāl’prəm) n. A large strong scalpel. See raspatory.
adjective, scalier, scaliest. 1. covered with or abounding in scales or scale. 2. characterized by or consisting of scales; scalelike. 3. peeling or flaking off in scales. 4. Slang. shabby; despicable. adjective scalier, scaliest 1. resembling or covered in scales 2. peeling off in scales scaly scal·y (skā’lē) adj. Covered or partially covered with scales. […]
noun 1. pangolin. scaly anteater noun 1. another name for pangolin