adj. [L. clathratus, latticed]
1. Divided like latticework.
2. (MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda)
Shells having ornamentation of spiral and transverse components that intersect to form a broad lattice.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • clathrose — clath·rose …   English syllables

  • clathrose — ˌthrōs adjective Etymology: Latin clathri lattice + English ose more at clathrate : marked with latticelike furrows …   Useful english dictionary

  • clathrate — См. clathrose …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • clathrate —   a. lattice like.    ♦ clathroid, a.    ♦ clathrose, a. marked with lattice like lines or grooves …   Dictionary of difficult words

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