inequivalve

[in-ee-kwuh-valv]
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. inequable,
  2. inequality,
  3. inequilateral,
  4. inequitable,
  5. inequity,
  6. ineradicable,
  7. inerasable,
  8. inerrable,
  9. inerrancy,
  10. inerrant

Origin of inequivalve

First recorded in 1770–80; in-3 + equi- + valve

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