from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An animal that has no gills.
  • adj. Having no gills.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without gills.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without gills.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Devoid of gills; of or pertaining to the Abranchia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having no gills


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  • Yet in captivity by reducing the quantity of water in which it is placed the young Axolotl can be forced to breathe air, and then it undergoes complete metamorphosis to the abranchiate condition.

    Hormones and Heredity


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