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- adj. Of or pertaining to the molluscs of class Polyplacophora
- n. A mollusc of this class; a chiton
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as polyplacophore.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Vetustovermis planus resembles molluscs by having a flat foot, a polyplacophoran-like flexible elongated body, and serial pairs of gills on each side of the trunk Brusca & Brusca 2002.
“the polyplacophoran mollusk, Lepidochitona cinereus” in an invertebrate biology textbook and realized it could have a line in the Aeneid.
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