adjective an·ar·throus \(ˈ)a¦närthrəs\

Definition of anarthrous

  1. 1 of a Greek substantive :  used without the article

  2. 2 zoology :  without distinct joints



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Origin and Etymology of anarthrous

Greek anarthros not differentiated, strengthless, inarticulate, without the article, from an- + arthron joint, article — more at arthr-

First Known Use: 1808

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