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astomatous

[ey-stom-uh-tuh s, ey-stoh-muh-]
adjective Zoology, Botany.
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for astomatous

Historical Examples

  • Astomatous, as-tom′a-tus, adj. having no mouth, used of a division of the protozoa.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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British Dictionary definitions for astomatous

astomatous

adjective
  1. (of animals) having no mouth
  2. (of plants) having no stomata
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