1) a scorpion, the name of a little animal, somewhat resembling a lobster, which in warm regions lurk, especially in stone walls; it has a poisonous sting in its tail
Part of Speech: noun masculine
Probably from σκέρπω skerpô, an obsolete word, (perhaps strengthened from the base of G4649 and meaning to pierce); a "scorpion" (from its sting): - scorpion.
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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