adjective equi·valve \ˈēkwə, ˈek-+ˌ-\

Definition of equivalve

of a bivalve mollusk

  1. :  having valves equal in size and form —opposed to inequivalve — compare equilateral

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Origin and Etymology of equivalve

International Scientific Vocabulary equi- + valve

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a brief usually trivial fact

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