plural noun
variants: or Monomya \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈmīə \

Definition of Monomyaria

in some classifications
: a division of Lamellibranchia comprising bivalve mollusks (as the oysters, pearl oysters, and scallops) having but one adductor muscle — compare dimyaria

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Other Words from Monomyaria

monomyarian \ ¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗¦a(a)rēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Monomyaria

Monomyaria, New Latin, from mon- + my- + -aria; Monomya, New Latin, from mon- + -mya

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“Monomyaria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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