Chlamydate Chlam"y*date, a. [L. chlamydatus dressed in a military cloak. See {Chlamys}.] (Zo["o]l.) Having a mantle; -- applied to certain gastropods. [1913 Webster]

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  • chlamydate — [klam′ə dāt΄, klam′ədit] adj. [L chlamydatus, dressed in a military cloak < Gr chlamyd , base of chlamys, mantle + ATE1] Zool. having a mantle, as certain mollusks …   English World dictionary

  • chlamydate — ˈklaməˌdāt, də̇t adjective Etymology: Latin chlamydatus dressed in a chlamys, from chlamyd , chlamys + atus ate : having a mantle a chlamydate mollusk * * * chlamydate, a. Zool. (ˈklæmɪdeɪt) [f. Gr. χλαµύδ (χλαµύς) mantle: see ate2.] Having a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chlamydate — См. chlamydeous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • chlamydate — /klam i dayt /, adj. Zool. having a mantle or pallium, as a mollusk. [ < L chlamydatus dressed in a chlamys, equiv. to Gk chlamyd (s. of chlamys) CHLAMYS + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • chlamydate — adjective Having a mantle or fringe …   Wiktionary

  • chlamydate — chlam·y·date …   English syllables

  • chlamydate — /ˈklæmədeɪt/ (say klamuhdayt) adjective Zoology having a mantle or pallium, as a mollusc. {Greek chlamys mantle + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • achlamydate — /ay klam i dayt , dit/, adj. Zool. not chlamydate; having neither mantle nor pallium. [1875 80; A 6 + CHLAMYDATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • achlamydate — /eɪˈklæmədeɪt/ (say ay klamuhdayt) adjective Botany not chlamydate; having no mantle or pallium …   Australian English dictionary

  • chlamys —   n. horseman s loose cloak of ancient Greece.    ♦ chlamydate, a. having a mantle.    ♦ chlamydeous, a. Botany, pertaining to floral envelope …   Dictionary of difficult words

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