[ an-ahr-thruhs ]
/ ænˈɑr θrəs /
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Zoology. having no joints or articulated limbs.
(especially in Greek grammar) used without the article.
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Origin of anarthrous
OTHER WORDS FROM anarthrousan·ar·throus·ly, adverban·ar·throus·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anarthrous
/ (ænˈɑːθrəs) /
(of a noun) used without an article
having no joints or articulated limbs
Derived forms of anarthrousanarthrously, adverbanarthrousness, noun
Word Origin for anarthrous
C19: from Greek anarthros, from an- + arthros joint, definite article
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