Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The scallop family, or Pectinidæ.
  • A superfamily or suborder of bivalves, comprising the families Pectinidæ, Limidæ, Spondylidæ, and Dimyidæ.

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Examples

  • The Purple Grass (_Eragrostis pectinacea_) is now in the height of its beauty.

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