opercular
I. adjective Date: 1830 of, relating to, or constituting an operculum II. noun Date: circa 1890 an opercular part (as a bone or scale)

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  • Opercular — O*per cu*lar, n. (Anat.) The principal opercular bone or operculum of fishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • opercular — operculár adj. m., pl. operculári; f. sg. operculáră, pl. operculáre Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  OPERCULAR, Ă adj. 1. care îndeplineşte rolul de opercul. 2. de forma unui opercul; operculiform. (< …   Dicționar Român

  • Opercular — O*per cu*lar, a. Of, pertaining to, or like, an operculum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • opercular — [ō pʉr′kyo͞o lər, ō pʉr′kyələr] adj. of, or having the nature of, an operculum * * * See operculum. * * * …   Universalium

  • opercular — adj. 2 g. Que tapa; que serve de opérculo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • opercular — adj. Que sirve de opérculo …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • opercular — [ō pʉr′kyo͞o lər, ō pʉr′kyələr] adj. of, or having the nature of, an operculum …   English World dictionary

  • opercular — ► adjetivo Que sirve de opérculo. * * * opercular adj. Bot., Zool. Se aplica a lo que sirve de opérculo. * * * opercular. adj. Que sirve de opérculo. * * * ► adjetivo Que sirve de opérculo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • opercular — {{#}}{{LM O28138}}{{〓}} {{[}}opercular{{]}} ‹o·per·cu·lar› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} Que sirve de opérculo …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • opercular — I. (ˈ)ō|pərkyələr adjective Etymology: operculum + ar : of, relating to, or resembling an operculum II. noun ( s) : an opercular part; especially …   Useful english dictionary

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