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caudal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caudal  \Cau"dal\,  a.  [L.  Cauda  tail.  Cf  {Coward}.] 
  Of  the  nature  of  or  pertaining  to  a  tail;  having  a 
  tail-like  appendage. 
 
  The  male  widow-bird,  remarkable  for  his  caudal  plumes. 
  --Darwin. 
 
  {Caudal  fin}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  terminal  fin  (or  ``tail'')  of  a 
  fish. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  caudal 
  adj  1:  constituting  or  relating  to  a  tail;  "caudal  appendage"  [ant: 
  {cephalic}] 
  2:  resembling  a  tail  [syn:  {taillike}] 
  3:  (of  quadrupeds)  situated  in  or  directed  toward  the  part  of 
  the  body  from  which  the  tail  arises;  "caudal  fins";  "the 
  caudal  end  of  the  body" 




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