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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not chlamydate; having no pallium or mantle: said of mollusks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Not possessing a mantle; -- said of certain gastropods.

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  • adjective zoology Not possessing a mantle; -- said of certain gastropods.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, "not") + χλαμύς (khlamus, "cloak, mantle")

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