aboral

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- (away from) +‎ oral (the mouth)

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Adjective[edit]

aboral (comparative more aboral, superlative most aboral)

  1. (zoology) Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “aboral” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 6.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aboral (not comparable)

  1. aboral

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aboral m, f (plural aborais, comparable)

  1. (zoology) aboral (situated away from the mouth)