anurous


anurous
/an"yeuhr euhs, euh noor"euhs, euh nyoor"-/, adj. Zool.
having no tail.
Also, anourous.
[1830-40; see ANURAN, -OUS]

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  • Anurous — A*nu rous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Destitute of a tail, as the frogs and toads. [Also written {anourous}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anurous — [ə nyo͞o′rəs, ənoor′əs] adj. [see ANURAN & OUS] having no tail, as a frog or toad: also anural …   English World dictionary

  • anurous — adjective not having a tail anurous toads and frogs • Syn: ↑tailless • Similar to: ↑acaudate, ↑acaudal …   Useful english dictionary

  • anurous — adjective Having no tail …   Wiktionary

  • anurous — an·u·rous (an uґrəs) [an 1 + Gr. oura tail] acaudate …   Medical dictionary

  • anurous — adj. (Zoology) having no tail, tailless …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anurous — an·u·rous …   English syllables

  • anurous —   a. lacking a tail, especially applied to frog …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • anourous — Anurous A*nu rous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Destitute of a tail, as the frogs and toads. [Also written {anourous}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tailless — adjective not having a tail anurous toads and frogs • Syn: ↑anurous • Similar to: ↑acaudate, ↑acaudal …   Useful english dictionary