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abranchiate

[ey-brang-kee-it, -eyt] /eɪˈbræŋ ki ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
having no gills.
Also, abranchial
[ey-brang-kee-uh l] /eɪˈbræŋ ki əl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of abranchiate
1850-1855
1850-55; a-6 + Greek bránchi(a) (neuter plural) gills + -ate1
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abranchiate

/əˈbræŋkɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
(zoology) having no gills
Word Origin
C19: a-1 + branchiate
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