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pulmonate

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adjective pul·mo·nate \ˈpu̇l-mə-ˌnāt, ˈpəl-\

Definition of pulmonate

  1. 1 :  having lungs or organs resembling lungs

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a subclass (Pulmonata) of gastropod mollusks having a respiratory sac and comprising most land snails and slugs and many freshwater snails



Origin of pulmonate

Latin pulmon-, pulmo lung


First Known Use: circa 1859

Rhymes with pulmonate

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pulmonate

noun pul·mo·nate

Definition of pulmonate

  1. :  a pulmonate gastropod



1883

First Known Use of pulmonate

1883


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