equivalve

[ ee-kwuh-valv ]
/ ˈi kwəˌvælv /
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adjective

(of a bivalve mollusk) having the valves of the shell equal in shape and size.

Nearby words

  1. equivalent,
  2. equivalent air speed,
  3. equivalent circuit,
  4. equivalent focal length,
  5. equivalent weight,
  6. equivocal,
  7. equivocally,
  8. equivocate,
  9. equivocation,
  10. equivocator

Origin of equivalve

First recorded in 1860–65; equi- + valve

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