Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a mantle. Used of mollusks.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Provided with a mantle or pallium, as a mollusk; palliate: the opposite of achlamydate. The chlamydate Branchiogasteropods are usually provided with branchiæ.

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having a mantle; -- applied to certain gastropods.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Having a mantle or fringe

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin chlamydātus, cloaked, from chlamys, chlamyd-, mantle; see chlamys.]

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