anarthrous

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

Definition of anarthrous

1 of a Greek substantive : used without the article
2 zoology : without distinct joints

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Other Words from anarthrous

anarthrously adverb

First Known Use of anarthrous

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anarthrous

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

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“Anarthrous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anarthrous. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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