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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any animal lacking a backbone or notochord adj. - Lacking a backbone or spinal column.

Usage examples (38)
  • Worms are an example of invertebrate animals
  • Nosema fungus that researchers had previously suspected, and a DNA-virus called invertebrate iridescent virus (IIV).
  • To use Bruce Fein's word, let's don't be "invertebrate" about it.
  • We'll leave it up to France's budding etymologist to decide whether his maneuvering should be labeled "invertebrate" or "spineless." for more
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