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craniate

[krey-nee-it, -eyt] /ˈkreɪ ni ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
having a cranium or skull.
noun
2.
a craniate animal.
Origin of craniate
1875-1880
1875-80; crani(um) + -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for craniate

craniate

/ˈkreɪnɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
having a skull or cranium
adjective, noun
2.
another word for vertebrate
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