Definitions for valvateˈvæl veɪt
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Having valves (that open and close)
resembling, or serving as, a valve; consisting of, or opening by, a valve or valves; valvular
meeting at the edges without overlapping; -- said of the sepals or the petals of flowers in aestivation, and of leaves in vernation
opening as if by doors or valves, as most kinds of capsules and some anthers
Origin: [L. valvatus having folding doors.]
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