Achilous A*chi"lous, a. [Gr. 'a priv. + ? lip.] (Bot.) Without a lip. [1913 Webster]

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  • achilous — achilous, a. Bot. (əˈkaɪləs) [The same as acheilous, of which it is the more analogical spelling, Gr. ει becoming in L. ī and Eng. i.] Without lips …   Useful english dictionary

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  • acheilous — acheilous, a. Bot. (əˈkaɪləs) [f. Gr. ἀ not + χεῖλ ος lip + ous. Better achilous.] Without a lip. Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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