Meaning of scorpioid

scor•pi•oid

Pronunciation: (skôr'pē-oid"), [key]
— adj.
  1. resembling a scorpion.
  2. belonging or pertaining to the Scorpionida, the order of arachnids comprising the scorpions.
  3. curved at the end like the tail of a scorpion.
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