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Etymology

1. skink

noun. alert agile lizard with reduced limbs and an elongated body covered with shiny scales; more dependent on moisture than most lizards; found in tropical regions worldwide.

Synonyms

  • lizard
  • western skink
  • scincid lizard
  • mountain skink
  • Eumeces skiltonianus
  • scincid
  • Scincidae
  • family Scincidae

Etymology

  • scincus (Latin)
  • σκίνκος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word skink


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you have only one skink, or you have more than one but they are the same size, measuring them from the tip of the head to the tip of the tail provides a clue.

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