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Meaning of “scorpion” in the English Dictionary

"scorpion" in British English

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scorpionnoun [C]

uk   /ˈskɔː.pi.ən/  us   /ˈskɔːr-/
a ​smallcreaturesimilar to an ​insect that ​lives in ​hot, ​dryareas of the ​world and has a ​longbody and a ​curvedtail with a ​poisonous sting (= ​pointedpart that can go through ​skin)
(Definition of scorpion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"scorpion" in American English

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scorpionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈskɔr·pi·ən/
a ​smallcreature that ​lives in ​hot, ​dryareas of the ​world and has a ​longbody and a ​curvedtail with a ​poisonoussting
(Definition of scorpion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scorpion”
in Korean 전갈…
in Arabic عَقْرَب…
in Malaysian kala jengking…
in French scorpion…
in Russian скорпион…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蠍…
in Italian scorpione…
in Turkish akrep…
in Polish skorpion…
in Spanish escorpión, alacrán…
in Vietnamese con bọ cạp…
in Portuguese escorpião…
in Thai แมงป่อง…
in German der Skorpion…
in Catalan escorpí…
in Japanese サソリ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蝎…
in Indonesian kalajengking…
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