Corbulidae

plural noun

Cor·​bu·​li·​dae
kȯ(r)ˈbyüləˌdē
: a family of bivalve mollusks (suborder Myacea) comprising the basket shells

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Corbula, type genus (from Latin corbula little basket, diminutive of corbis basket) + -idae

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“Corbulidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Corbulidae. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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