HyperDic: air-breathing

English > 1 sense of the word air-breathing:
ADJECTIVEpertair-breathingderiving oxygen from the air
English > air-breathing: 1 sense > adjective 1, pert
Meaningderiving oxygen from the air.
Examples
  • "he studied respiration in marine air-breathing vertebrates"
  • "large air-breathing ichthyosaurs had hydrofoils"
Nounsbreathingthe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation

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