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Meaning of CAUDAL

Pronunciation:  'kodl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  toward the posterior end of the body
  2. [adj]  (of quadrupeds) situated in or directed toward the part of the body from which the tail arises; "caudal fins"; "the caudal end of the body"
  3. [adj]  resembling a tail
  4. [adj]  constituting or relating to a tail; "caudal appendage"
 

CAUDAL is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: caudally, caudate, caudated, posterior, taillike
 
 Antonyms: cephalic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cau"dal\, a. [L. Cauda tail. Cf. {Coward}.]
Of the nature of, or pertaining to, a tail; having a
tail-like appendage.

      The male widow-bird, remarkable for his caudal plumes.
                                               --Darwin.

{Caudal fin} (Zo["o]l.), the terminal fin (or ``tail'') of a
   fish.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: boundary, caudate, caudated, caudiform, conclusive, definitive, determinative, endmost, eventual, extreme, farthest, final, last, limiting, polar, tail, tailed, taillike, terminal, terminating, terminative, ultimate
 

 

 

 

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