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Zoology. Serving as, or relating to, a receptacle for the ova of a marine invertebrate, especially a mollusc..
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From classical Latin nīdāmentum, attested in plural in the sense ‘nesting materials’ + -al.
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