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
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ū′ni-valv, adj. having one valve or shell only.—n. a shell of one valve only: a mollusc whose shell is composed of a single piece.—adj. Unival′vular.
The numerical value of univalve in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of univalve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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