Definition of Backboned

1. a. Vertebrate.



Definition of Backboned

1. Adjective. with a strong spine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Backboned

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backboned

backbites
backbiting
backbitings
backbitten
backblast
backblasts
backblock
backblocks
backboard
backboard splint
backboards
backbond
backbonding ligand
backbonds
backbone
backboned (current term)
backboneless
backbones
backbox
backboxes
backbreaker
backbreakers
backbreaking
backbreakingly
backburn
backburned
backburner
backburners
backburning
backburns

Literary usage of Backboned

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1. The Study of Animal Life by John Arthur Thomson (1892)
"CHAPTER XVI backboned ANIMALS I. ... markedly from molluscs, insects, crustaceans, "worms," and yet simpler animals. The former are backboned (Vertebrate), ..."

2. The Earth and Its Life by A. Waddingham Seers (1922)
"CHAPTER IX backboned ANIMALS: FISHES, AMPHIBIANS, REPTILES, ... The earliest backboned fishes probably resembled the sharks and dog-fish of the present day; ..."

3. A First Book in Geology: Designed for the Use of Beginners by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (1895)
"There were no backboned animals, that is to say, no land mammals, reptiles, or fishes at this stage of the earth's history. It is not likely that there was ..."

4. First Lessons in Zoology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1903)
"Homes of the backboned animals.—Among the fishes, the lowest of the backboned animals, most species content themselves with the laying of many eggs in a ..."

5. Geological record (1889)
"An Introduction to the Study of backboned Animals, especially Mammals. Pp. 557 ; 200 figs. 8vo. New York. 1881. ..."

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