resembling a scorpion.
belonging or pertaining to the Scorpionida, the order of arachnids comprising the scorpions.
curved at the end like the tail of a scorpion.
of, relating to, or resembling scorpions or the order (Scorpionida) to which they belong
(botany) (esp of a cymose inflorescence) having the main stem coiled during development
noun 1. any of numerous arachnids of the order Scorpionida, widely distributed in warmer parts of the world, having a long, narrow, segmented tail that terminates in a venomous sting. 2. the Scorpion, Astronomy. Scorpius. 3. any of various harmless lizards, especially the red- or orange-headed males of certain North American skinks. 4. Bible. a […]
[skawr-pee-uh n-fish] /ˈskɔr pi ənˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) scorpionfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) scorpionfishes. 1. any of several tropical and temperate marine scorpaenid fishes, especially members of the genus Scorpaena, many having venomous dorsal spines.
noun, plural scorpionflies. 1. any of several harmless insects of the order Mecoptera, the male of certain species having a reproductive structure that resembles the sting of a scorpion.
noun 1. whipscorpion.