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pulmonate

adjective pul·mo·nate \ ˈpu̇l-mə-ˌnāt , ˈpəl- \

Definition of pulmonate

1 : having lungs or organs resembling lungs
2 : of or relating to a subclass (Pulmonata) of gastropod mollusks having a respiratory sac and comprising most land snails and slugs and many freshwater snails

Origin and Etymology of pulmonate

Latin pulmon-, pulmo lung


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pulmonate

noun

Definition of pulmonate

: a pulmonate gastropod

First Known Use of pulmonate

1883

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