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  • adj. shield-shaped; clypeate

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shield-shaped; clypeate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as clypeate: applied to the large prothorax of certain beetles, the carapace of some crustaceans, etc.


Latin clypeus shield + -form. (Wiktionary)


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