aboral

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- (away from) +‎ oral (the mouth)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ab- + oralis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aboral (no predicative form, strong nominative masculine singular aboraler, not comparable)

  1. aboral

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ab- +‎ oral; first element from Latin ab-.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.bɔˈɾal/ [ɐ.βɔˈɾaɫ], /ɐ.boˈɾal/ [ɐ.βoˈɾaɫ]
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.bɔˈɾa.li/ [ɐ.βɔˈɾa.li], /ɐ.boˈɾa.li/ [ɐ.βoˈɾa.li]

Adjective[edit]

aboral m or f (plural aborais)

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

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aboral m or f (masculine and feminine plural aborales)

  1. aboral

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