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- adj. Having two valves.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having two valves, as the oyster and some seed pods; bivalve.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having two valves. Also bivalvous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)
She did the slightest double take when she saw you in the bivalved cast but quickly recovered.
Four months after you were put in the spica cast, it was bivalved.
Their bodies are completely enclosed in a calcified, bivalved carapace which is hinged dorsally.
Ostracods are small crustaceans enclosed in a bivalved carapace.
Of the rest, some are bivalved and some univalved; and by ‘bivalves’ I mean such as are enclosed within two shells, and by
For on their dorsal surface they have a shell, and by the under surface they attach themselves to the rocks, and so after a manner become bivalved, the rock representing the second valve.
The seed, reniform in shape, is bivalved, and constitutes about two-thirds of the bulk of the entire plum, and the inner kernel two-thirds the bulk of the seed.
The flowers are variable in color, and produced in loose clusters; the seeds are produced in long, flattened, or cylindrical, bivalved pods, and vary, in
The _C. sophera_, L., is characterized by 10 stamens, all fertile and a smooth, linear, bivalved pod full of seeds separated by false partitions.
* The Pittosporum angustifolium we also recognised here, loaded with its singular orange-coloured bivalved fruit.