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pulmonate

[puhl-muh-neyt, -nit, poo l-] /ˈpʌl məˌneɪt, -nɪt, ˈpʊl-/
adjective
1.
Zoology. having lungs or lunglike organs.
2.
belonging to the Pulmonata, an order of gastropod mollusks usually breathing by means of a lunglike sac, and including most of the terrestrial snails and the slugs and certain aquatic snails.
noun
3.
a pulmonate gastropod.
Origin of pulmonate
1835-1845
From the New Latin word pulmōnātus, dating back to 1835-45. See pulmonary, -ate1
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pulmonate

/ˈpʌlmənɪt; ˈpʊl-/
adjective
1.
having lungs or lunglike organs
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Pulmonata, a mostly terrestrial subclass or order of gastropod molluscs, including snails and slugs, in which the mantle is adapted as a lung
noun
3.
any pulmonate mollusc
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin pulmōnātus
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