Definition of scincoid in English:

scincoid

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to lizards of the family Scincidae and allied forms, especially (in some recent schemes) lizards of the superfamily Scincoidea; characteristic of such lizards.

noun

Zoology
  • A lizard of the family Scincidae or an allied form.

Origin

Late 18th century (in an earlier sense).

Pronunciation

scincoid

/ˈsɪŋkɔɪd/