Definition of Natatory

1. a. Adapted for swimming or floating; as, natatory organs.



Definition of Natatory

1. Adjective. of, or relating to, swimming ¹

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Definition of Natatory

1. pertaining to swimming [adj] - See also: swimming

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Natatory

natalyite
natamycin
natanite
natant
natantly
natation
natations
natator
natatores
natatoria
natatorial
natatorious
natatorium
natatoriums
natators
natatory (current term)
natch
natches
natchez
natchnee
nateglinide
nates
nath
natheless
nathemo
nather
nathless
nathr saum
natica
naticoid

Literary usage of Natatory

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"... several of them re-ascend into the rivers ; all have a natatory bladder. ... Their natatory bladder is very large. ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"Body very much elongated, cylindrical, vermiform, provided anteriorly with many hollow natatory organs in two rows, and behind with solid squamous organs, ..."

3. On the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God as Manifested in the Creation of by William Kirby (1835)
"natatory Organ*.—The spurious bristle-armed legs of the ... or moving through the air, beginning with the first, or those distinguished by natatory organs. ..."

4. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"... and formed, several at a time, in a mother-cell, and each exhibits all the essential constituents natatory movements occur in many Flagellata, ..."

5. The Primary Factors of Organic Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1896)
"natatory Limbs. The limbs have undergone great modifications of form in their gradual adaptation to aquatic habits. The stages of this process are to be ..."

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