trivalve

trivalve
/truy"valv'/, adj.
1. having three valves, as a shell.
n.
2. a trivalve shell.
[1675-85; TRI- + VALVE]

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • trivalve — [ trivalv ] adj. • 1808; de tri et valve ♦ Sc. nat. Qui a trois valves. Coquille trivalve. ● trivalve adjectif Qui a trois valves. trivalve adj …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Trivalve — Tri valve, n. [Pref. tri + valve.] Anything having three valves, especially a shell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trivalve — adj. 2 g. Que tem três valvas …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • TRIVALVE — adj. des deux genres T. d’Histoire naturelle Qui a trois valves. Coquille trivalve …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • trivalve — Provided with three valves, as a speculum with three diverging blades. * * * tri·valve (triґvalv) having three valves or three blades, as a speculum …   Medical dictionary

  • trivalve — (tri val v ) adj. Qui a trois valves, trois pièces. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Tri, trois, et valve …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • trivalve — adj. having three valves …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trivalve — tri·valve …   English syllables

  • trivalve — /ˈtraɪvælv/ (say truyvalv) adjective having three valves, as a shell …  

  • trivalve — ˈtrī+ˌ adjective Etymology: tri + valve : having three valves …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”