[ oh-pur-kyuh-lit, -leyt or oh-pur-kyuh-ley-tid ]
/ oʊˈpɜr kyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt or oʊˈpɜr kyəˌleɪ tɪd /
having an operculum.
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Examples from the Web for operculate
Operculate, furnished with a lid (Operculum), as the spore-case of Mosses, 163.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
We are not aware that operculate asci have yet been detected.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
External aperture of ear always very large, frequently excessive, simple or operculate.A Synopsis of the Birds of North America|John James Audubon