lamellibranchiate love



from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having lamellar gills; belonging to the lamellibranchs.
  • n. A lamellibranch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having lamellar gills; belonging to the Lamellibranchia (also called Pelecypoda).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as lamellibranch.


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  • The fact that this one is lamellibranchiate in its formation, simply adds to its interest as being possibly of a different kind from any we read of in the records of science, but yet in no manner marring its authenticity.

    Sketches New and Old

  • Thirty genera of gasteropods (150 species) and 150 species of lamellibranchiate bivalves in the Silurian!

    More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 2

  • But I have never seen this view suggested as adverse to the doctrine of progress, although much stress has been laid on the fact that the Silurian Brachiopoda, creatures of a lower grade, formerly discharged the functions of the existing lamellibranchiate bivalves, which are higher in the scale.

    The Antiquity of Man


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