agnathous

adjective ag·na·thous \ˈag-nə-thəs\
variants: less commonly

agnathic

\(ˈ)ag-¦na-thik, (ˈ)ā-¦na-\

Definition of agnathous

  1. 1 :  having no jaws

  2. 2 [New Latin Agnatha + English -ous or -ic] :  of or relating to the Agnatha

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Origin and Etymology of agnathous

2a- + Greek gnathos + English -ous or -ic


First Known Use: 1870


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