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  • taillike — adjective resembling a tail • Syn: ↑caudal • Similar to: ↑caudate, ↑caudated • Derivationally related forms: ↑cauda (for: ↑caudal) * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • arachnid — arachnidan /euh rak ni deuhn/, adj., n. /euh rak nid/, n. 1. any wingless, carnivorous arthropod of the class Arachnida, including spiders, scorpions, mites, ticks, and daddy longlegs, having a body divided into two parts, the cephalothorax and… …   Universalium

  • cauda — SYN: tail (1). [L. a tail] c. epididymidis [TA] SYN: tail of epididymis. c. equina [TA] the bundle of spinal nerve roots arising from the lumbosacral enlargement and medullary cone and running through the lumbar …   Medical dictionary

  • tail — tail1 [tāl] n. [ME < OE tægel, akin to OHG zagel < IE base * dek̑ , to tear, tear off > Sans saśā, fringe] 1. a) the rear end of an animal s body, esp. when forming a distinct, flexible appendage to the trunk b) such an appendage 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • caudated — adjective having a tail or taillike appendage • Syn: ↑caudate • Ant: ↑acaudate (for: ↑caudate) • Similar to: ↑bobtail, ↑bobtailed, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tailed frog — noun western North American frog with a taillike copulatory organ • Syn: ↑bell toad, ↑ribbed toad, ↑tailed toad, ↑Ascaphus trui • Hypernyms: ↑frog, ↑toad, ↑toad frog, ↑anuran, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • caudate — adjective Date: 1600 having a tail or a taillike appendage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tail — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tægel; akin to Old High German zagal tail, Middle Irish dúal lock of hair Date: before 12th century 1. the rear end or a process or prolongation of the rear end of the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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