Definition of subopercle in English:

subopercle

noun

Zoology
  • = suboperculum.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Fleming (1785–1857), naturalist and Free Church of Scotland minister. From sub- + opercle.

Pronunciation

subopercle

/sʌbˈəʊpəkl//ˌsʌbə(ʊ)ˈpəːkl/