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  • n. Any member of several species of bivalves that form and inhabit holes in limestone; especially any of the genus Lithodomus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of several species of bivalves, which form holes in limestone, in which they live; esp., any species of the genus Lithodomus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shellfish which lives in a hole made by it in a rock, as a date-shell or a piddock. See Lithodomus and Pholas.

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