Definitions for edentateiˈdɛn teɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. edentate(adj)

    primitive terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth; of tropical Central America and South America

  2. edental, edentate, edentulate(adj)

    having few if any teeth

    "anteaters are edentate animals"


  1. edentate(Noun)

    Any mammal that has few or no teeth, but especially the anteaters, armadillos, and sloths of the former order Edentata.

  2. edentate(Adjective)

    Lacking teeth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edentate(adj)

    destitute of teeth; as, an edentate quadruped; an edentate leaf

  2. Edentate(adj)

    belonging to the Edentata

  3. Edentate(noun)

    one of the Edentata

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Edentate

    -d, e-den′tāt, -ed, adj. without teeth: wanting front teeth—also Eden′tal.—ns. Edentā′ta, a Cuvierian order of mammals, having no teeth or very imperfect ones; Edentā′tion, toothlessness.—adj. Eden′tulous, edentate. [L. edentātus, toothless—e, out of, dens, dentis, a tooth.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of edentate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of edentate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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