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- n. The edible saltwater clam Plebidonax deltoides, endemic to Australia.
- n. The edible saltwater clam Paphies australis, of the family Mesodesmatidae, endemic to New Zealand.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The astringent pods of Cæsalpinia Pipai, a Brazilian plant, sometimes imported along with divi-divi for tanning, though very inferior.
- n. A Maori name of Mesodesma novæ-zelandicæ, an edible shell-fish sometimes erroneously called the cockle.
From Maori. (Wiktionary)