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opercular

adjective oper·cu·lar \ ō-ˈpər-kyə-lər \

Definition of opercular

: of, relating to, or constituting an operculum

Origin and Etymology of opercular

borrowed from New Latin operculāris, from operculum operculum + Latin -āris -ar


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opercular

noun

Definition of opercular

: an opercular part (such as a bone or scale)

First Known Use of opercular

1841

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