agnathous

[ag-nuh-thuh s]
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adjective Zoology.

having no jaws.
belonging or pertaining to the class Agnatha.

Nearby words

  1. agnail,
  2. agnate,
  3. agnatha,
  4. agnathan,
  5. agnathia,
  6. agnatic,
  7. agnation,
  8. agnel,
  9. agnes,
  10. agnes, saint

Also agnathan, ag·na·thic.

Origin of agnathous

First recorded in 1875–80; see origin at Agnatha, -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for agnathous

agnathous

adjective

zoology (esp of lampreys and hagfishes) lacking jaws
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