pulmonate


1pul·mo·nate

adjective \ˈpl-mə-ˌnāt, ˈpəl-\

Definition of PULMONATE

1
:  having lungs or organs resembling lungs
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

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2pulmonate

noun

Definition of PULMONATE

:  a pulmonate gastropod

First Known Use of PULMONATE

1883

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