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vertebrate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology, Animals
vertebratever‧te‧brate /ˈvɜːtəbrət, -breɪt $ ˈvɜːr-/ noun [countable]  HBa living creature that has a backboneinvertebratesee thesaurus at animal
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vertebrateMosquitoes will feed on any vertebrate blood.Like some small vertebrate that lived outside.
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