Origin of edentate
Examples from the Web for edentate
Historical Examples of edentate
I observe that Rudolphi distinctly refers to this edentate as the tamandua.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
The palatines are edentate, but bear strong ridges throughout their lengths.Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca
William E. Duellman
No hylid genus is edentate, and none has either T-shaped terminal phalanges or the unusual dorsal spinules.
Armadillo, rm-a-dil′o, n. a small American edentate quadruped, having its body armed with bands of bony plates:—pl.
Edentate animals, such as the sloth, are without teeth, or at least are without the incisors.Orthography
Elmer W. Cavins