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, n. [L. scincus, Gr. ????.] [Written also
Any one of numerous species of regularly scaled harmless
lizards of the family Scincid[ae]
, common in the warmer
parts of all the continents.
Note: The officinal skink (Scincus officinalis
the sandy plains of South Africa. It was believed by
the ancients to be a specific for various diseases. A
common slender species (Seps tridactylus
) of Southern
Europe was formerly believed to produce fatal diseases
in cattle by mere contact. The American skinks include
numerous species of the genus Eumeces
, as the
blue-tailed skink (E. fasciatus
) of the Eastern
United States. The ground skink, or ground lizard
) inhabits the Southern United