multichambered

adjective

mul·​ti·​cham·​bered ˌməl-tē-ˈchām-bərd How to pronounce multichambered (audio)
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variants or less commonly multichamber
: having or consisting of more than one chamber
a multichambered burrow/tomb
… cows are born with the ability to digest almost any plant they can chew, thanks to a multichambered stomach and a helpful army of gut microbes that break down food that most mammals cannot.Laura Beil

Examples of multichambered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The multichambered caverns are not only home, studio, and warehouse to 15 remaining Gufkral households, but also part of the potters’ lineage and identity. Meher Qadri, The Christian Science Monitor, 24 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multichambered was in 1908

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“Multichambered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multichambered. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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