Univalved
Univalve U"ni*valve, Univalved U"ni*valved, a. [Cf. F. univalve.] (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Having one valve; as, a univalve shell or pericarp. [1913 Webster]

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  • Univalve — U ni*valve, Univalved U ni*valved, a. [Cf. F. univalve.] (Bot. & Zo[ o]l.) Having one valve; as, a univalve shell or pericarp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • univalve — /yooh neuh valv /, adj. Also, univalved, univalvular /yooh neuh val vyeuh leuhr/. 1. having one valve. 2. (of a shell) composed of a single valve or piece. n. 3. a univalve mollusk or its shell. [1655 65; UNI + VALVE] * * * …   Universalium

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