astomatous

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

having no mouth, stoma, or stomata.

Nearby words

  1. astigmoscope,
  2. astilbe,
  3. astir,
  4. astm,
  5. astolat,
  6. astomia,
  7. aston,
  8. aston dark space,
  9. aston, francis william,
  10. astonied

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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