Meaning of “vertebrate” in the English Dictionary

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vertebratenoun [ C ]

/ˈvɜr·tə·brət/

biology an animal that has a spine (= bone down the center of the back)

vertebrate
adjective [ not gradable ] /ˈvɜrt·ə·brət/

(Definition of “vertebrate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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