Definition of Scincus
1. Noun. Type genus of Scincidae.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Scincidae, Scincidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scincus
Literary usage of Scincus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1825)
"Note on a supposed new ¡pedes of Scincus published in the preceding number of this Journal. By R. HARLAN, MD Read January 3, 1826. I was not aware, ..."
2. The Pathology and treatment of sexual impotence by Victor G. Vecki (1899)
"Further experiments and investigations would certainly be interesting. Finally, we mention the scincus marinus. ..."
3. Sexual Impotence by Victor G. Vecki (1912)
"The little lizard, scincus marinus, anything but pleasing, has for a long time been praised as a popular remedy, and in some countries is even now named as ..."