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multivalve

[muhl-ti-valv] /ˈmʌl tɪˌvælv/
adjective
1.
(of a shell) composed of more than two valves or pieces.
noun
2.
a multivalve mollusk or its shell.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; multi- + valve
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