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clypeate

[klip-ee-it, -eyt] /ˈklɪp i ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
adjective, Biology
1.
shaped like a round shield or buckler.
Also, clypeiform
[klip-ee-uh-fawrm] /ˈklɪp i əˌfɔrm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; < Latin clypeātus. See clypeus, -ate1
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