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edentate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Edentate  \E*den"tate\,  a. 
  1.  Destitute  of  teeth;  as  an  edentate  quadruped;  an  edentate 
  leaf. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  Belonging  to  the  Edentata. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Edentate  \E*den"tate\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  the  Edentata. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  edentate 
  adj  :  having  few  if  any  teeth;  "anteaters  are  edentate  animals" 
  [syn:  {edental},  {edentulate}] 
  n  :  primitive  terrestrial  mammal  with  few  if  any  teeth;  of 
  tropical  Central  and  South  America 




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