Definition of Bivalved

1. Adjective. Used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.).

Exact synonyms: Bivalve
Category relationships: Zoological Science, Zoology
Similar to: Lamellibranch, Pelecypod, Pelecypodous
Derivative terms: Bivalve
Antonyms: Univalve



Definition of Bivalved

1. a. Having two valves, as the oyster and some seed pods; bivalve.

Definition of Bivalved

1. Adjective. Having two valves. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bivalved

1. having a two-valved shell [adj]

Medical Definition of Bivalved

1. Having two valves, as the oyster and some seed pods; bivalve. (19 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bivalved

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bivalved (current term)
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Literary usage of Bivalved

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1. A History of the Earth, and Animated Natureby Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving by Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving (1854)
"Yet this distinction strongly and apparently obtains in Nature ; and we shall find the bivalved tribe of animals in every respect inferior to those we have ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1869)
"... they afford better materials for the determination of species than many of the small bivalved Entomostraca obtained elsewhere from the Silurian rocks. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1864)
"After a reviewof what former observers hare published on the bivalved Entomostraca of the Carboniferous formations, the authors proceeded to point out—1st, ..."

4. Geological record (1889)
"Notes on some Palaeozoic bivalved Entomostraca. ... Some Palaeozoic and other bivalved Entomostraca from Siberian Russia. Annals, ser. 5, vol. xii. pp. ..."

5. Catalogue of the African Plants by Friedrich Martin Joseph Welwitsch, Alfred Barton Rendle, William Philip Hiern (1900)
"bivalved, the cells several-seeded ; seeds erect-spreading, placed in two rows at the placenta in each cell, rather large in proportion to the size •of the ..."

6. First Lessons in Zoology: Adapted for Use in Schools by Alpheus Spring Packard (1894)
"THE CLAM AND OTHER bivalved SHELL-FISH. IN walking along the sea-shore, the commonest shells one picks up are the long clam, the round clam or ..."

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