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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of small marine bivalve shells, having a pearly interior.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of acephalous or conchiferous mollusks, formerly referred to the Arcidæ or ark-shells, now made type of the family Nuculidæ.

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