chlamydate


Related to chlamydate: chlamydia

chlam·y·date

 (klăm′ĭ-dāt′)
adj.
Having a mantle. Used of mollusks.

[Latin chlamydātus, cloaked, from chlamys, chlamyd-, mantle; see chlamys.]

chlamydate

(ˈklæmɪˌdeɪt)
adj
(Zoology) (of some molluscs) possessing a mantle
[C19: from Latin chlamydātus wearing a mantle, from Greek khlamus mantle]