Mesodesma

noun

Meso·​des·​ma
ˌme|zōˈdezmə,
ˌmē|,
|sō-
: a genus of marine bivalves (suborder Tellinacea) living mostly in the sand in shallow water

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from mes- + Greek desma band, bond

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“Mesodesma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mesodesma. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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