Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not possessing a respiratory tube or siphon: opposed to siphonate; specifically, of or pertaining to the Asiphonata. H. A. Nicholson. Also asiphoniate and esiphonate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Destitute of a siphon or breathing tube; -- said of many bivalve shells.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Lacking a siphon or breathing tube.
  • noun zoology Any mollusk lacking a siphon or breathing tube.

Etymologies

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a- +‎ siphonate

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