bicarinate

adjective
bi·​car·​i·​nate | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈker-ə-ˌnāt, -nət, -ˈka-rə- \

Definition of bicarinate

: having two projections like keels the strongly bicarinate shell of certain marine snails

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History and Etymology for bicarinate

from (assumed) New Latin bicarinatus, from New Latin bi- entry 1 + Latin carinatus carinate

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“Bicarinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bicarinate. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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