Definition of scorpioid in English:

scorpioid

adjective

Zoology
  • 1Relating to or resembling a scorpion.

    1. 1.1Botany (of a flower cluster) curled up at the end, and uncurling as the flowers develop.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek skorpioeidēs, from skorpios ‘scorpion’.

Pronunciation

scorpioid

/ˈskɔrpiˌɔɪd//ˈskôrpēˌoid/