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Definition of the adjective abranchiate
What does abranchiate mean as an attribute of a noun?
- having no gills
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A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
Abranchiate. ABRANCHIATE Adj. (Greek, a = without + brangchia = gills + - atus = characterized by.) Pertaining to organisms that lack gills. A term sometimes applied to Naiads or aquatic immatures. Alt. Abranchious. ABRASION Noun.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1858)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill
Thus one of the roots of the Mollusca appears to be lost in the Turbellarian and Trematode families of Abranchiate Vermes.
Abranchiate, abrang′kiāt, adj. having no gills.—Also Abran′chial. [Gr.a, priv., and brangchia, gills.] Abrasion, abrā′zhun, n. the act of rubbing off.—adj. and n. Abrā′sive. [See Abrade.] Abraxas, abraks′as, n. a mystic word, or an amulet, ...
Chamber's Encyclopaedia (1872)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People
oviparous and viviparous; into anallantoic or branchiate, and allantoic or abranchiate; into Haematothermal (Gr. haima, blood, thermos, hot), having four- chambered heart, spongy lungs, hot blood, and Haematocryal (Gr. haima, blood, cruos, ...
Concise English Dictionary (2007)
by Wordsworth Editions, Limited
abranchiate a-brang' ki-at.
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Scrabble value of A1B3R1A1N1C3H4I1A1T1E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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