Aglossa

plural noun Aglos·sa \(ˈ)ā-ˈglä-sə, -ˈglȯ-\

Definition of Aglossa

  1. 1 in some classifications :  a suborder of amphibians including frogs or toads that have no tongue and have a common pharyngeal opening for the Eustachian tubes and comprising the families Pipidae and Xenopodidae

  2. 2 in some classifications :  a division of mollusks having neither radula nor head coextensive with Lamellibranchia

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Origin and Etymology of aglossa

New Latin, from 2a- + -glossa


First Known Use: 1858


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