astomatous

[ ey-stom-uh-tuh s, ey-stoh-muh- ]
/ eɪˈstɒm ə təs, eɪˈstoʊ mə- /

adjective Zoology, Botany.

having no mouth, stoma, or stomata.

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Origin of astomatous

First recorded in 1850–55; a-6 + stomatous

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British Dictionary definitions for astomatous

astomatous
/ (æˈstɒmətəs, -ˈstəʊ-) /

adjective

(of animals) having no mouth
(of plants) having no stomata
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