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agnathous

[ ag-nuh-thuhs ]
/ ˈæg nə θəs /
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adjective Zoology.

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

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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
/ (æɡˈneɪθəs) /

adjective

zoology (esp of lampreys and hagfishes) lacking jaws
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