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dibranchiate

[dahy-brang-kee-it, -kee-eyt] /daɪˈbræŋ ki ɪt, -kiˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the Dibranchiata, a subclass or order of cephalopods with two gills, including the decapods and octopods.
noun
2.
a dibranchiate cephalopod.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Neo-Latin Dibranchiata; see di-1, branchiate
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British Dictionary definitions for dibranchiate

dibranchiate

/daɪˈbræŋkɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Dibranchiata, a group or former order of cephalopod molluscs, including the octopuses, squids, and cuttlefish, having two gills
noun
2.
any dibranchiate mollusc
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