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Pronunciation : Mul"ti*valve
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. F. multivalve.] (Zoöl.)
Definition : Defn: Any mollusk which has a shell composed of more than two pieces.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mul"ti*valve, Mul`ti*val"vu*lar
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Multi- + valve, valvular: cf. F. multivalve.]
Definition : 1. Having many valves.

2. (Zoöl.)

Defn: Many-valved; having more than two valves; -- said of certain shells, as the chitons.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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