Mactra

noun
Mac·tra | \ˈmaktrə\

Definition of Mactra 

: the type genus of Mactridae formerly including most members of the family but now restricted to a few somewhat triangular, usually thin-shelled surf clams

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Other Words from Mactra

mactroid \-ˌtrȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Mactra

New Latin, from Greek maktra kneading trough, from massein to knead

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