Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

aboral

[ab-awr-uh l, -ohr-]
See more synonyms for aboral on Thesaurus.com
adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
  1. opposite to or away from the mouth.
Show More

Origin of aboral

First recorded in 1855–60; ab- + oral
Related formsab·o·ral·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for aboral

Historical Examples


British Dictionary definitions for aboral

aboral

adjective
  1. zoology away from or opposite the mouth
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012