from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bivalve of the genus Tellina or of some of the related Tellinidæ. P. P. Carpenter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) Any species of Tellina.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology Any species of Tellina, a genus of marine bivalve molluscs.


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  • "A bivalve of the genus Tellina or family Tellinidæ." (OED)

    September 15, 2008