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nudibranchiate

[noo-duh-brang-kee-it, -eyt, nyoo-]
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noun
  1. nudibranch.
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adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the nudibranchiates.
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Also nu·di·bran·chi·an [noo-duh-brang-kee-uh n, nyoo-] /ˌnu dəˈbræŋ ki ən, ˌnyu-/.

Origin of nudibranchiate

First recorded in 1830–40, nudibranchiate is from the New Latin word Nudibranchiata name of suborder of mollusks. See nudi-, branchiate
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Historical Examples

  • They are laid a great number at a time, and adhere together so as to form masses not unlike the spawn of nudibranchiate Molluscs.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)

    Francis Maitland Balfour