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chlamydate

[klam-i-deyt] /ˈklæm ɪˌdeɪt/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
having a mantle or pallium, as a mollusk.
Origin of chlamydate
< Latin chlamydātus dressed in a chlamys, equivalent to Greek chlamyd- (stem of chlamys) chlamys + -ātus -ate1
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chlamydate

/ˈklæmɪˌdeɪt/
adjective
1.
(of some molluscs) possessing a mantle
Word Origin
C19: from Latin chlamydātus wearing a mantle, from Greek khlamus mantle
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