anarthrous definition

  • adjective:
    • Linguistics developing without an article. Used specifically of Greek nouns.
    • Zoology Lacking joints.
    • without having a write-up (especially of Greek nouns).
    • without having a determiner.
    • Not having bones.
    • employed without the article.
    • Without bones, or having the bones indistinct, as some insects.
    • Linguistics Occurring without an article. Pre-owned specifically of Greek nouns.
    • Zoology Lacking joints.
    • lacking an article (especially of Greek nouns).
    • devoid of a determiner.
    • Not having bones.
    • employed without this article.
    • Without bones, or having the bones indistinct, as some insects.
  • others:
    • In zoöl.:
    • Without joints; perhaps not jointed; inarticulated.
    • Having no articulated limbs; anarthropodous.
    • In zoöl.:
    • Without joints; perhaps not jointed; inarticulated.
    • In grammar, without having the article: applied particularly to Greek nouns so used exceptionally.
    • Having no articulated limbs; anarthropodous.
    • In grammar, without having the article: applied especially to Greek nouns accustomed extremely.

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