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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of extinct Pelecypoda of the family Ledidæ, of primitive taxodont type, with teeth in a continuous series on both sides of the beak, and a clavicle, in both valves, extending from the umbones. It occurs in Silurian and Devonian rocks. Also Nuculites.


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