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clypeate definition

  • adjective:
    • Shaped like a round shield.
    • Zoology Having a clypeus: clypeate bugs.
    • Shaped like a round buckler or shield; scutate.
    • Furnished with a protective plate or shell.
    • Shaped like a round buckler or guard; scutate.
    • Furnished with a shield, or a protective dish or shell.
  • others:
    • Shaped like a round buckler; shield-shaped; scutate; scutellate. Additionally clypeiform.
    • In entomology, provided with a clypeus: said especially associated with mind of a hemipterous pest as soon as the crown is manufactured in front, creating a clypeus throughout the anterior component or face.
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