Definition of Mouthless

1. Adjective. Having no mouth or mouthlike opening.

Exact synonyms: Astomatous
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Antonyms: Stomatous



Definition of Mouthless

1. a. Destitute of a mouth.

Definition of Mouthless

1. Adjective. Without a mouth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mouthless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mouthless

mouthful
mouthful of marbles
mouthfull
mouthfuls
mouthguard
mouthguards
mouthier
mouthiest
mouthily
mouthiness
mouthing
mouthing off
mouthless (current term)
mouthlike
mouthline
mouthlines
mouthly
mouthpart
mouthparts
mouthpiece
mouthpieces
mouths
mouths off
mouthsful
mouthward
mouthwards
mouthwash

Literary usage of Mouthless

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1. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville-Kent (1880)
"Animalcules free-swimming or temporarily adherent, mouthless, finely and equally ... Accepted upon such terms, the mouthless condition of these aberrant ..."

2. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"... as such from the other unicellular animals which have not a special orifice for the ingestion of food and constitute the mouthless Protozoa. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... mouthless Ciliate parasitic in the Frog's rectum; adult; X 100. a, a, the numerous regularly dispersed nuclei. 5. The same ; an individual in process of ..."

4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"We shall possibly find the nearest analogues of the mammalian egg among the mouthless mastigophora. Ninety-nine one-hundredths of the protozoa are provided ..."

5. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia: With Figures of All the Species by Charles Darwin (1854)
"... any minute animals or substances found within her sack; (2d), a female with successive pairs of short-lived, mouthless males, inhabiting pouches on each ..."

6. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville-Kent (1880)
"Animalcules free-swimming or temporarily adherent, mouthless, finely and equally ... Accepted upon such terms, the mouthless condition of these aberrant ..."

7. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"... as such from the other unicellular animals which have not a special orifice for the ingestion of food and constitute the mouthless Protozoa. ..."

8. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... mouthless Ciliate parasitic in the Frog's rectum; adult; X 100. a, a, the numerous regularly dispersed nuclei. 5. The same ; an individual in process of ..."

9. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"We shall possibly find the nearest analogues of the mammalian egg among the mouthless mastigophora. Ninety-nine one-hundredths of the protozoa are provided ..."

10. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia: With Figures of All the Species by Charles Darwin (1854)
"... any minute animals or substances found within her sack; (2d), a female with successive pairs of short-lived, mouthless males, inhabiting pouches on each ..."

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