chlamydate

chlamydate

[klam-i-deyt]
adjective Zoology.
having a mantle or pallium, as a mollusk.

Origin:
< Latin chlamydātus dressed in a chlamys, equivalent to Greek chlamyd- (stem of chlamys) chlamys + -ātus -ate1

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chlamydate (ˈklæmɪˌdeɪt)
 
adj
(of some molluscs) possessing a mantle
 
[C19: from Latin chlamydātus wearing a mantle, from Greek khlamus mantle]

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