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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having only a few members in a particular organ

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having few members in each set of organs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having few segments of the body, as a mollusk.
  • In botany, having few members.


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