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agnathan

[ag-nuh-thuh n] /ˈæg nə θən/
noun
1.
any member of the vertebrate class Agnatha.
adjective
2.
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agnathan

/æɡˈneɪθən/
noun
1.
any jawless eel-like aquatic vertebrate of the superclass Agnatha, which includes the lampreys and hagfishes
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the superclass Agnatha See also cyclostome
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin agnatha, from a-1 + Greek gnathos jaw
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agnathan
  (āg'nə-thən)   
Adjective  Lacking a jaw.

Noun  See jawless fish.
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