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vertebrate meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of vertebrate at MeaningMonkey.org. vertebrate meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of vertebrate (noun)

  1. animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium

VERTEBRATE adjective

Definition of vertebrate (adjective)

  1. having a backbone or spinal column
    • "fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals"
    • antonym: invertebrate
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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