Tracheate Tra"che*ate, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any arthropod having trache[ae]; one of the Tracheata. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tracheate — Tra che*ate, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Breathing by means of trache[ae]; of or pertaining to the Tracheata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tracheate — [trā′kēit, trā′kēāt΄] adj. breathing through tracheae, as insects …   English World dictionary

  • tracheate — /tray kee ayt , it/ or, esp. Brit., /treuh kee it/, adj. 1. (of an arthropod) having tracheae. n. 2. a tracheate arthropod. [1875 80; < NL Tracheata name of the class, n. use of neut. pl. of tracheatus having tracheae. See TRACHEA, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tracheate — tra•che•ate [[t]ˈtreɪ kiˌeɪt, ɪt[/t]] adj. 1) ent having a tracheal respiratory system, as insects 2) zool. a tracheate arthropod • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • tracheate — I. ˈtrākēˌāt, ēə̇t; trəˈkēə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Tracheata : a tracheate arthropod II. adjective Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • tracheate — or tracheated adjective Date: 1877 having tracheae as breathing organs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tracheate — (Order Isopoda): Bearing tubular respiratory trachea (more correctly pseudotrachea) on pleopods, as in Oniscidea [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • tracheate — tra·che·ate …   English syllables

  • tracheated — adjective see tracheate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Harvestman anatomy — Harvestmen are an order of arachnids, with which they share many characteristics: their body is divided into two body regions (tagmata), the abdomen and the opisthosoma; however, unlike in spiders, the juncture is often poorly defined. They have… …   Wikipedia

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