One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of (part of) the shell of a brachiopod or mollusc: that has a single fold. Of a brachiopod or mollusc: having such a shell.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Abraham Rees (1743–1825), Presbyterian minister and encyclopaedist. From uni- + plicate, after multiplicate.
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