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operculate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin operculatus, past participle of operculare to furnish with a lid, from operculum lid.

AdjectiveEdit

operculate (comparative more operculate, superlative most operculate)

  1. Having an operculum

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

operculate (plural operculates)

  1. Any gastropod mollusc that has an operculum