a combining form meaning “naked,” “bare,” used in the formation of compound words:
naked or bare: nudibranch
[noo-duh-brangk, nyoo-] /ˈnu dəˌbræŋk, ˈnyu-/ noun 1. a shell-less, marine snail of the suborder Nudibranchia, having external, often branched respiratory appendages on the back and sides. /ˈnjuːdɪˌbræŋk/ noun 1. any marine gastropod of the order Nudibranchia, characterized by a shell-less, often beautifully coloured, body bearing external gills and other appendages Also called sea slug nudibranch […]
[noo-duh-brang-kee-it, -eyt, nyoo-] /ˌnu dəˈbræŋ ki ɪt, -ˌeɪt, ˌnyu-/ noun 1. . adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the nudibranchiates.
/ˌnjuːdɪˈkɔːdeɪt/ adjective 1. (of such animals as rats) having a hairless tail
[noo-di-kawl, nyoo-] /ˈnu dɪˌkɔl, ˈnyu-/ adjective, Botany. 1. having leafless stems. /ˈnjuːdɪˌkɔːl/ adjective 1. (of plants) having stems without leaves