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Definition of skink noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

skink

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//skɪŋk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skɪŋk//
 
Amphibians and reptiles
 
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a lizard with short legs or with no legs See related entries: Amphibians and reptiles Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French scinc or Latin scincus, from Greek skinkos.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: skink