caudate

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Etymology[edit]

From the Medieval Latin caudātus, from the Classical Latin cauda (tail).

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caudate (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Tapering into a long, tail-like extension at the apex.
  2. (zoology) Having a tail.
  3. (zoology) Of or pertaining to the Caudata order of amphibians.
  4. (anatomy) Indicates an anatomical structure with a tail-like extension, such as the Caudate nucleus.

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Noun[edit]

caudate (plural caudates)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the Caudata order of amphibians.
    • 1992, Martin E. Feder, Warren W. Burggren, Environmental Physiology of the Amphibians (page 291)
      Some caudates show caudal autotomy, in that part or all of the tail can be shed and subsequently regenerated.

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Adjective[edit]

caudate

  1. feminine plural of caudato

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Latin[edit]

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caudāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of caudātus