from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The inability to remember names.
  • n. The difficulty in finding the right word.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of bivalve shells, allied to the oyster, so called from their unequal valves, of which the lower is perforated for attachment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Terebratula.
  • n. A genus of bivalve mollusks, typical of the family Anomiidœ, found attached to oysters and other shells.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects
  • n. type genus of the family Anomiidae: saddle oysters


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