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valvelet

[valv-lit] /ˈvælv lɪt/
noun
1.
a small valve; valvule.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; valve + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for valvelet

valvule

/ˈvælvjuːl/
noun
1.
a small valve or a part resembling one
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin valvula, diminutive of valve
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