Operculated
Operculate O*per"cu*late, Operculated O*per"cu*la`ted, a. [L. operculatus, p. p. of operculare to furnish with a lid, fr. operculum lid.] 1. (Bot.) Closed by a lid or cover, as the capsules of the mosses. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having an operculum, or an apparatus for protecting the gills; -- said of shells and of fishes. [1913 Webster]


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  • operculated — adjective see operculate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • operculated — Provided with a lid (operculum); denoting members of the mollusk class Gastropoda (the snails), subclass Prosobranchiata (operculate snails), and the eggs of certain parasitic worms such as the digenetic trematodes (except the schistosomes) and… …   Medical dictionary

  • operculated — adj. having a cover (Anatomy, Botany, and Zoology)əʊ pÉœrkjÉ™leɪtɪd /É’ pɜːkjÊŠl …   English contemporary dictionary

  • operculated — oper·cu·lat·ed …   English syllables

  • operculated — adjective having an operculum • Syn: ↑operculate • Pertains to noun: ↑operculum, ↑operculum (for: ↑operculate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • operculate — adjective having an operculum • Syn: ↑operculated • Pertains to noun: ↑operculum (for: ↑operculated), ↑operculum …   Useful english dictionary

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