as the hard flattened scales of e.g. sharks
Any fish having placoid scales, such as the sharks.
platelike; having irregular, platelike, bony scales, often bearing spines; pertaining to the placoids.
platelike; having irregular, platelike, bony scales, often bearing spines; pertaining to the placoids
any fish having placoid scales, as the sharks
one of the Placoides
Origin: [Gr. pla`x, plako`s, a tablet + -oid.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
plak′oid, adj. plate-like.—Placoid fishes, an order of fishes having placoid scales, irregular plates of hard bone, not imbricated, but placed near together in the skin. [Gr. plax, plakos, anything flat and broad, eidos, form.]
The numerical value of placoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of placoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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