Inoperculate
Inopercular In`o*per"cu*lar, Inoperculate In`o*per"cu*late, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having no operculum; -- said of certain gastropod shells. [1913 Webster]

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  • inoperculate — in·operculate …   English syllables

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