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scorpion

noun [C] uk   /ˈskɔː.pi.ən/  us   /ˈskɔːr-/
a small creature similar to an insect that lives in hot, dry areas of the world and has a long body and a curved tail with a poisonous sting (= pointed part that can go through skin)
Translations of “scorpion”
in Arabic عَقْرَب…
in Korean 전갈…
in Malaysian kala jengking…
in French scorpion…
in Turkish akrep…
in Italian scorpione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蠍…
in Russian скорпион…
in Polish skorpion…
in Vietnamese con bọ cạp…
in Spanish escorpión, alacrán…
in Portuguese escorpião…
in Thai แมงป่อง…
in German der Skorpion…
in Catalan escorpí…
in Japanese サソリ…
in Indonesian kalajengking…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蝎…
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