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mandibulate

[man-dib-yuh-lit, -leyt] /mænˈdɪb yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
having mandibles.
noun
2.
Entomology. a mandibulate arthropod of the subphylum Mandibulata, including water fleas, fairy shrimp, millipedes, and centipedes.
Origin of mandibulate
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30, mandibulate is from the New Latin word mandibulātus having mandibles. See mandible, -ate1
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