edental vs edentate what difference

what is difference between edental and edentate

English

Etymology

Coined by William Whewell in 1840, as both an adjective and noun.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛntəl

Adjective

edental (not comparable)

  1. (zoology, obsolete) Synonym of edentate

Noun

edental (plural edentals)

  1. (zoology, obsolete) Synonym of edentate

Anagrams

  • al dente, latened


English

Etymology

Borrowed from New Latin edentatus.

Adjective

edentate (not comparable)

  1. Lacking teeth.
    an edentate quadruped; an edentate leaf
  2. (zoology) Belonging to the Edentata.

Translations

Noun

edentate (plural edentates)

  1. Any mammal that has few or no teeth, but especially the anteaters, armadillos, and sloths of the former order Edentata.

Translations

Anagrams

  • attendee

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