Definitions for univalveˈyu nəˌvælv; ˌyu nəˈvæl vyə lər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
u•ni•valveˈyu nəˌvælv; ˌyu nəˈvæl vyə lər(adj.)u′ni•valved`, u•ni•val•vu•lar
having a single shell, as a gastropod mollusk.
(of a mollusk shell) composed of a single valve or piece.
(n.)a univalve mollusk or its shell.
Origin of univalve:
a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
used of mollusks, especially gastropods, as snails etc.
A univalve mollusk or its shell.
having one valve, typically used to refer to mollusks, notably slugs and snails.
consisting of a single valve or piece, used to refer to a shell.
Origin: Originated 1655–65 from .
a shell consisting of one valve only; a mollusk whose shell is composed of a single piece, as the snails and conchs
alt. of Univalved