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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of siphonate bivalve mollusks, of the family Tridacnidæ, or giant clams, and very near Tridacna itself, having closed valves, two cardinal teeth, and a small byssus. H. maculatus of the Indian ocean is known as the bear's-paw clam.
  • n. A genus of acalephs: usually misspelled Hippopas.

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