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vertebrate

ver·te·brate

vertebrate

pronunciation:
vuhr t breIt [or] vuhr t briht
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a backbone.
antonyms:
spineless
definition 2: of, relating to, or being a vertebrate.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a member of the large group of animals that have a backbone or spinal column, including mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and fishes.
 
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