operculate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having an operculum.
    • Having an operculum
    • shut by a lid or address, due to the fact capsules of mosses.
    • Having an operculum, or an apparatus for protecting the gills; -- said of shells as well as fishes.
    • having an operculum
  • noun:
    • Any gastropod mollusc that an operculum
    • An operculated gastropod.
  • others:
    • Having an operculum; operculigerous; particularly, of or regarding the Operculata.

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