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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes adj. - Used of mollusks, especially gastropods, as snails etc.

Usage examples (29)
  • "Pâte de Guimauve" owes its healing nutritive character to this despised univalve, which is said to enter largely into its composition.
  • "Besides, " said the pretty univalve, -having frightened away the lovers, it is our fault that you are stranded here.
  • Vetustovermis bears a number of morphological features that are found in Kimberella, which has been interpreted to have a non-mineralized but stiff univalve shell.
  • The hill consisted of a red ferruguinous sandstone, in parts of which were imbedded univalve and bivalve shells, pieces of water-worn or burnt wood, and what seemed... for more
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