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invertebrate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Invertebrate  \In*ver"te*brate\,  a.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Destitute  of  a  backbone;  having  no  vertebr[ae];  of  or 
  pertaining  to  the  Invertebrata.  --  n.  One  of  the 
  Invertebrata. 
 
  {Age  of  invertebrates}.  See  {Age},  and  {Silurian}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  invertebrate 
  adj  :  (zoology)  lacking  a  backbone  or  spinal  column;  "worms  are  an 
  example  of  invertebrate  animals"  [ant:  {vertebrate}] 
  n  :  any  animal  lacking  a  backbone  or  notochord;  the  term  is  not 
  used  as  a  scientific  classification 




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