adj. [Gr. an, without; oura, tail]
Lacking a tail.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • anural — /əˈnjurəl/ (say uh nyoohruhl) adjective 1. tailless. 2. → anuran (def. 1). Also, anurous. {an 1 + Greek oura tail + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • anuran — /əˈnjurən/ (say uh nyoohruhn), /eɪ / (say ay ) adjective Also, anural. 1. of or relating to the Anura, an order of Amphibians comprising the frogs and toads; salientian. –noun 2. a frog or toad …   Australian English dictionary

  • anurous — [ə nyo͞o′rəs, ənoor′əs] adj. [see ANURAN & OUS] having no tail, as a frog or toad: also anural …   English World dictionary

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