gill-less


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Adj.1.gill-less - having no gillsgill-less - having no gills      
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Their larvae--red-brown, gill-less bodies less than an inch long--spend the winter clinging to the underside of rocks in streams that are typically below 0 degrees Celsius and covered by 12 or more feet of snow.
This word means the animal stays in its larval form, growing quite large before changing into the gill-less adult form.