Mul"ti*valve (?), n. [Cf. F. multivalve.] Zool.

Any mollusk which has a shell composed of more than two pieces.

 

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Mul"ti*valve (?), Mul`ti*val"vu*lar (?), a. [Multi- + valve, valvular: cf. F. multivalve.]

1.

Having many valves.

2. Zool.

Many-valved; having more than two valves; -- said of certain shells, as the chitons.

 

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