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English definition of “invertebrate”

invertebrate

noun [C] uk   /ɪnˈvɜː.tɪ.brət/ us    /-ˈvɝː.t̬ə-/ specialized
an animal with no spine: Invertebrates, such as worms, are the main diet of these water birds. General and informal words for animalsPlants and animals - general words
invertebrate
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(Definition of invertebrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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