plural noun
Car·​di·​a·​cea | \ ˌkärdēˈāsh(ē)ə \

Definition of Cardiacea

: a suborder of Eulamellibranchia comprising the cockles and related mollusks

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Other Words from Cardiacea

cardiacean \ ¦⸗⸗¦āshən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Cardiacea

New Latin, from Cardium, type genus + -acea

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“Cardiacea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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