Operculigenous O*per`cu*lig`e*nous, a. [Operculum + -genous.] (Zo["o]l.) Producing an operculum; -- said of the foot, or part of the foot, of certain mollusks. [1913 Webster]

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  • operculigenous — adj. [L. operculum, lid; Gr. gennaein, to produce] Producing an operculum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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