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anurous

[an-yer-uh s, uh-noo r-uh s, uh-nyoo r-] /ˈæn yər əs, əˈnʊər əs, əˈnyʊər-/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
having no tail.
Also, anourous.
Origin of anurous
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; See origin at anuran, -ous
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anurous

/æˈnjʊərəs/
adjective
1.
(zoology) lacking a tail; tailless; acaudate
Word Origin
C19: from an- + Greek oura tail
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