: a genus of marine bivalve mollusks (suborder Anatinacea) see watering-pot shell

Word History


New Latin, from Greek brechein to wet, get wet, to rain + Latin -ites -ite; akin to Russian morgota fog, heavy air, Latvian merguot to drizzle

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“Brechites.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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