anarthrous


anarthrous
adj. [Gr. an, without; arthron, joint]
Lacking a distinct joint or joints.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Anarthrous — An*ar throus, a. [Gr. a narqros without joints, without the article; an priv. + a rqron joint, the article.] 1. (Gr. Gram.) Used without the article; as, an anarthrous substantive. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Without joints, or having the joints …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anarthrous — adjective /aˈnɑːθɹəs/ a) Not having an article (especially of Greek nouns). In Dan Browns opening sentence, Renowned curator Jacques Saunière staggered through the vaulted archway of the museums Grand Gallery , the first noun phrase is anarthrous …   Wiktionary

  • anarthrous — anarthrously, adv. anarthrousness, n. /an ahr threuhs/, adj. 1. Zool. having no joints or articulated limbs. 2. (esp. in Greek grammar) used without the article. [1800 10; < Gk ánarthros jointless. See AN 1, ARTHR , OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • anarthrous — an·ar·throus …   English syllables

  • anarthrous — /ænˈaθrəs/ (say an ahthruhs) adjective 1. Zoology without joints or articulated limbs. 2. (especially in Greek grammar) used without the article. {Greek anarthros} …   Australian English dictionary

  • anarthrous —   a. Zoology, non jointed; Grammar, without the article (of Greek nouns) …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • anarthrous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anarthropoda — An ar*throp o*da, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? without joints + poda. See {Anarthrous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the divisions of Articulata in which there are no jointed legs, as the annelids; opposed to {Arthropoda}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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