Glycymeridae

plural noun
Glyc·​y·​mer·​i·​dae | \ ˌglisəˈmerəˌdē \

Definition of Glycymeridae

: a family of bivalve mollusks (suborder Myacea) comprising the dog cockles

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History and Etymology for Glycymeridae

New Latin, from Glycymeris, type genus (from Latin, a shellfish, probably modification of Greek glykymaris cockle) + -idae

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“Glycymeridae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Glycymeridae. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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