Definitions for valvateˈvæl veɪt

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  1. valvate(Adjective)

    Having valves (that open and close)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valvate(adj)

    resembling, or serving as, a valve; consisting of, or opening by, a valve or valves; valvular

  2. Valvate(adj)

    meeting at the edges without overlapping; -- said of the sepals or the petals of flowers in aestivation, and of leaves in vernation

  3. Valvate(adj)

    opening as if by doors or valves, as most kinds of capsules and some anthers

  4. Origin: [L. valvatus having folding doors.]

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