Pulmonate
Pulmonate Pul"mo*nate, a. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having breathing organs that act as lungs. (b) Pertaining to the Pulmonata. -- n. One of the Pulmonata. [1913 Webster]

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  • pulmonate — PULMONÁTE s.f. pl. Subclasă de moluşte gasteropode care respiră printr un plămân; (la sg.) moluscă din această subclasă. [< fr. pulmonés, cf. lat. pulmonata]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  PULMONÁTE s. f …   Dicționar Român

  • pulmonate — [pul′mə nit, pul′mənāt΄] adj. [ModL pulmonatus < L pulmo, lung: see PULMONARY] Zool. 1. having lungs or lunglike organs 2. of or belonging to a subclass (Pulmonata) of gastropods having a sort of lung or air sac, as the land snails and slugs,… …   English World dictionary

  • pulmonate — I. adjective Etymology: Latin pulmon , pulmo lung Date: circa 1859 1. having lungs or organs resembling lungs 2. of or relating to a subclass (Pulmonata) of gastropod mollusks having a respiratory sac and comprising most land snails and slugs and …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pulmonate — /pul meuh nayt , nit, pool /, adj. 1. Zool. having lungs or lunglike organs. 2. belonging to the Pulmonata, an order of gastropod mollusks usually breathing by means of a lunglike sac, and including most of the terrestrial snails and the slugs… …   Universalium

  • pulmonate — pul•mo•nate [[t]ˈpʌl məˌneɪt, nɪt, ˈpʊl [/t]] adj. 1) zool. having lungs or lunglike organs 2) ivt belonging to the Pulmonata, an order (or subclass) of gastropods that have a mantle cavity adapted for breathing: includes most terrestrial snails… …   From formal English to slang

  • pulmonate — /ˈpʌlmənət/ (say pulmuhnuht) adjective 1. having lungs or lung like organs. 2. belonging to the Pulmonata, an order or group of gastropod molluscs usually breathing by means of a lung like sac, and including most of the terrestrial snails and the …   Australian English dictionary

  • pulmonate — 1. adjective a) having lungs or similar organs b) of, relating to, or belonging to the gastropod order Pulmonata (slugs and snails) 2. noun A gastropod of the order Pulmonata …   Wiktionary

  • Pulmonate — Pul|mo|na|te 〈f. 19〉 = Lungenschnecke [zu lat. pulmo, Gen. pulmonis „Lunge“] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Pulmonate — Pul|mo|na|te 〈f.; Gen.: , Pl.: n; Zool.〉 Lungenschnecke [Etym.: <lat. pulmo »Lunge«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • pulmonate — pul·mo·nate || pÊŒmÉ™neɪt adj. possessing lungs …   English contemporary dictionary

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