bipeltate

adjective bi·peltate \(ˈ)bī +\

Definition of bipeltate

  1. 1 zoology :  having a shell or covering like a double shield

  2. 2 botany :  having two shield-shaped parts

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Origin and Etymology of bipeltate

1bi- + peltate


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