dibranch
dibranch dibranch n. a cephalopod having two gills; a member of the {Dibranchiata}.

Syn: dibranchiate, dibranchiate mollusk. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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  • dibranch — di·branch …   English syllables

  • dibranch — noun cephalopods having two gills • Syn: ↑dibranchiate, ↑dibranchiate mollusk • Hypernyms: ↑cephalopod, ↑cephalopod mollusk …   Useful english dictionary

  • cephalopod mollusk — noun marine mollusk characterized by well developed head and eyes and sucker bearing tentacles • Syn: ↑cephalopod • Derivationally related forms: ↑cephalopod (for: ↑cephalopod) • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dibranchiate — noun cephalopods having two gills • Syn: ↑dibranchiate mollusk, ↑dibranch • Hypernyms: ↑cephalopod, ↑cephalopod mollusk …   Useful english dictionary

  • dibranchiate mollusk — noun cephalopods having two gills • Syn: ↑dibranchiate, ↑dibranch • Hypernyms: ↑cephalopod, ↑cephalopod mollusk …   Useful english dictionary

  • -branch — ˌbraŋk, ai noun combining form ( s) Etymology: New Latin branchia ones having (such or so many) gills & branchus one having (such or so many) gills (from Greek branchos gill, irregular from Greek branchia gills) …   Useful english dictionary

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