What does the word scaly mean?

Usage examples for scaly

  1. It is in white, tasteless, inodorous, glistening, scaly crystals, insoluble in water. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  2. His tail was long and scaly and pointed, and his forelegs were large and warty. – Among the Pond People by Clara Dillingham Pierson