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Adjective: edentate  ee'den,teyt
  1. Having few if any teeth
    "anteaters are edentate animals";
    - edental, edentulate
Noun: edentate  ee'den,teyt
  1. Primitive terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth; of tropical Central America and South America

Derived forms: edentates

See also: toothless

Type of: eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal

Part of: Edentata, order Edentata

Encyclopedia: Edentate