HyperDic: polyplacophore

English > 1 sense of the word polyplacophore:
NOUNanimalpolyplacophore, chiton, coat-of-mail shell, sea cradleprimitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates
English > polyplacophore: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningPrimitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates.
Synonymschiton, coat-of-mail shell, sea cradle
Member ofgenus ChitonA genus of Polyplacophora
Broadermollusk, mollusc, shellfishinvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
Spanishpoliplacóforo
Catalanpoliplacòfor

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