Valvelet
Valvelet Valve"let, n. A little valve; a valvule; especially, one of the pieces which compose the outer covering of a pericarp. [1913 Webster]

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  • valvelet — n. [L. dim. valva, leaf of a folding door] A small valve or fold …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • valvelet — /valv lit/, n. a small valve; valvule. [1785 95; VALVE + LET] * * * …   Universalium

  • valvelet — noun A small valve …   Wiktionary

  • valvelet — /ˈvælvlət/ (say valvluht) noun a small valve; a valvule. {valve + let} …   Australian English dictionary

  • valvelet — noun a small valve • Syn: ↑valvule, ↑valvula • Derivationally related forms: ↑valve • Hypernyms: ↑valve …   Useful english dictionary

  • valvula — noun a small valve • Syn: ↑valvule, ↑valvelet • Derivationally related forms: ↑valve (for: ↑valvelet) • Hypernyms: ↑valve …   Useful english dictionary

  • valvule — noun a small valve • Syn: ↑valvelet, ↑valvula • Derivationally related forms: ↑valve (for: ↑valvelet) • Hypernyms: ↑valve …   Useful english dictionary

  • Valvula — Val vu*la, n.; pl. {Valvul[ae]}. [NL., dim. fr. L. valva fold, valve of a door.] (Anat.) A little valve or fold; a valvelet; a valvule. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Valvulae — Valvula Val vu*la, n.; pl. {Valvul[ae]}. [NL., dim. fr. L. valva fold, valve of a door.] (Anat.) A little valve or fold; a valvelet; a valvule. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Valvule — Valv ule, n. [Cf. F. valvule.] [1913 Webster] 1. A little valve; a valvelet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A small valvelike process. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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