zoology. having no joints or articulated limbs.
(especially in greek grammar) used without the article.
(of a noun) used without an article
having no joints or articulated limbs
a collection of miscellaneous information about a particular subject, person, place, or thing. an item in such a collection, as an anecdote, a memorable saying, etc. contemporary examples anas mohamed had just hung up the phone when he heard a rapping at the door. egypt’s vanished: victims of state security force kidnappings? alastair beach september […]
a basket maker-pueblo culture of the plateau region of northern arizona and new mexico and of southern utah and colorado, dating probably from a.d. 100 to 1300. a member of the people producing this culture. of, relating to, or characteristic of this culture or its people: the anasazi communities. name applied by their navajo neighbors […]
- Anasazi bean
noun an heirloom dried bean that is red and white and sweet-tasting examples the anasazi bean is sweet and reputedly causes less flatulence and is widely used in southwestern recipes like chili, soups, and for refried beans. word origin named after the anasazi cliff dwelling people of the desert southwest; settlers found the bean in […]
any member of an extinct order, anaspida, of small, freshwater jawless fishes of the silurian and devonian periods, characterized by a single nostril, narrow rows of scales, and, usually, an armor-plated head.
anaphylatoxin anaphylatoxin an·a·phyl·a·tox·in or an·a·phyl·o·tox·in (ān’ə-fĭl’ə-tŏk’sĭn) n. a substance that may cause the release of histamine and other compounds that cause hypersensitivity, thus triggering some or all of the symptoms of anaphylaxis.