imperforate

adjective
im·​per·​fo·​rate | \ (ˌ)im-ˈpər-f(ə-)rət How to pronounce imperforate (audio) , -fə-ˌrāt \

Definition of imperforate

1 : having no opening or aperture specifically : lacking the usual or normal opening
2 of a stamp or a sheet of stamps : lacking perforations or roulettes

First Known Use of imperforate

1657, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Imperforate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imperforate. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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imperforate

adjective
im·​per·​fo·​rate | \ (ˈ)im-ˈpər-f(ə-)rət How to pronounce imperforate (audio) , -fə-ˌrāt How to pronounce imperforate (audio) \

Medical Definition of imperforate

: having no opening or aperture specifically : lacking the usual or normal opening an imperforate hymen an imperforate anus

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