from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An earlier name for the class of Mollusca including all those that have bivalve shells, as the clams, oysters, mussels, etc., now called Pelecypoda or Bivalvia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as Lamellibranchiata.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. oysters; clams; scallops; mussels
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