Bivalved \Bi"valved\, a. Having two valves, as the oyster and some seed pods; bivalve. [1913 Webster]

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  • bivalved — a. See bivalve …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bivalved — bi·valved …   English syllables

  • bivalved — adjective used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.) • Syn: ↑bivalve • Ant: ↑univalve (for: ↑bivalve) • Similar to: ↑lamellibranch, ↑pelecypod …   Useful english dictionary

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  • crustacean — /kru stay sheuhn/, n. 1. any chiefly aquatic arthropod of the class Crustacea, typically having the body covered with a hard shell or crust, including the lobsters, shrimps, crabs, barnacles, and wood lice. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the… …   Universalium

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  • malacostracan — /mal euh kos treuh keuhn/, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the crustacean subclass Malacostraca, which includes the lobsters, shrimps, crabs, etc. n. 2. a malacostracan crustacean. [1825 35; < NL Malacostrac(a) order of crustacea ( < Gk, neut …   Universalium

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