Definition of Finless

1. a. destitute of fins.



Definition of Finless

1. Adjective. Lacking a fin or fins, without fins. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Finless

1. having no fins [adj]

Medical Definition of Finless

1. Destitute of fins. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Finless Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Finless

finiteness
finitenesses
finites
finitism
finitist
finitists
finito
finitude
finitudes
finjan
finjans
fink
finked
finking
finks
finless (current term)
finlet
finlets
finlike
finmark
finmarks
finna
finnac
finnack
finnacks
finnacs
finnan
finnan haddie
finnan haddock
finnans

Literary usage of Finless

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1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"finless porpoises are small, measuring well under 2m .it adulthood. ... This region provides cover for the secretive habits of the finless porpoise, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"Body naked, very long and thin, rather rapidly decreasing in its posterior •half and terminating in the slender, compressed, finless caudal filament. ..."

3. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1870)
"Tail prehensile, finless. Pectoral fins. The males carry the eggs in a sac at the base of the tail, opening near the vent. Inhabitants of all the seas of ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"... with finless tail and belly, the anal fin of sixty rays, terminating before it reaches the tip of the tail. The only European species yet discovered, ..."

5. The aquarium; its inhabitants, structure and management by John Ellor Taylor (1881)
"... carried about by him, kangaroo- fashion, until they are hatched ! It is not true, how- Fig. 149. Head and finless Tail of Oceanic Pipe-fish (Syngnathus ..."

6. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1803)
"... like a Finlan- der, with his arms thrust into the pouches of his dreadnought; with dull, snowy, fishy thoughts, himself a finless fish, separated a few ..."

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