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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together adj. - Used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.).

Usage examples (32)
  • These bivalve mollusks are similar in dimensions to the edible mussel.
  • The oyster is described as a bivalve shell-fish, having the valves generally unequal.
  • A bivalve is a mollusk with 2 separate shells.
  • A heart-shaped bivalve or a garden flower. colporteur for more
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