dibranchiate


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dibranchiate

(daɪˈbræŋkɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or belonging to the Dibranchiata, a group or former order of cephalopod molluscs, including the octopuses, squids, and cuttlefish, having two gills
n
(Zoology) any dibranchiate mollusc
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Noun1.dibranchiate - cephalopods having two gills
cephalopod, cephalopod mollusk - marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
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