equivalve

adjective

equi·​valve
ˈēkwə,
ˈek-+ˌ-
of a bivalve mollusk
: having valves equal in size and form
opposed to inequivalve
compare equilateral

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary equi- + valve

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“Equivalve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equivalve. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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