scutular scu·tu·lar (skyōō’chə-lər)
Of, relating to, or characterized by a scutulum.
scutulum scu·tu·lum (skyōō’chə-ləm) n. pl. scu·tu·la (-lə) The characteristic lesion of favus, appearing as a yellow saucer-shaped crust made up of hyphae and spores.
noun, plural scuta [skyoo-tuh] /ˈskyu tə/ (Show IPA), for 1, 2. 1. Zoology. scute (def 1). 2. a large, oblong shield used by the heavy legionaries of ancient Rome. 3. genitive Scuti [skoo-tahy] /ˈsku taɪ/ (Show IPA). (initial capital letter) Astronomy. the Shield, a southern constellation north of Sagittarius and east of Aquila, containing a […]
noun, Informal. 1. menial, routine work, as that done by an underling: the scutwork of scrubbing pots and pans.
noun 1. Also called scuzzball [skuhz-bawl] /ˈskʌzˌbɔl/ (Show IPA), scuzzbucket [skuhz-buhk-it] /ˈskʌzˌbʌk ɪt/ (Show IPA). a dirty, grimy, sordid, or repulsive person or thing. adjective 2. scuzzy. noun a dirty or disgusting person; also called scuzzball , scuzzbag , skuzz Usage Note vulgar slang scuzz