Biology Intermediate in attributes between two comparable or related taxonomic groups.
Closely adhering or joined; embracing.
Kissing; hence, holding or meeting; clinging.
Adhering closely; applied to certain creeping pets, including caterpillars.
Intermediate between two genera, groups, families, etc., and having a few of the faculties of each and every; interosculant.
Kissing; for this reason, meeting; clinging.
Adhering closely; embracing; -- placed on specific creeping animals, as caterpillars.
Intermediate in character, or on the edge, between two genera, teams, people, etc., of creatures or flowers, and partaking notably associated with the characters of every, hence forming a connecting link; interosculant.