operculate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin operculatus, past participle of operculare (to furnish with a lid), from operculum (lid).

Adjective[edit]

operculate (comparative more operculate, superlative most operculate)

  1. Having an operculum

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

operculate (plural operculates)

  1. Any gastropod mollusc that has an operculum