Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the cardinal teeth of a bivalve mollusk, entering into the hinge of the valves. See cut under bivalve.
“The shell is attached to other bodies by its left umbo; hinge-tooth of the free valve thick, curved, and received between the teeth of the other valve.”
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