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craniate

[krey-nee-it, -eyt]
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adjective
  1. having a cranium or skull.
noun
  1. a craniate animal.

Origin of craniate

First recorded in 1875–80; crani(um) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for craniate

craniate

adjective
  1. having a skull or cranium
adjective, noun
  1. another word for vertebrate
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