caudal
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkɔːdəl/
Adjective

caudal (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Pertaining to the tail or posterior or hind part of a body.
    • the male widow-bird, remarkable for his caudal plumes
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 3:
      Dassoud […] stepped forward with a lash composed of the caudal appendages of half a dozen wildebeests.
Related terms Translations Noun

caudal (plural caudals)

  1. A caudal vertebra.
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