plural noun

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

Word History


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

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“Monomyaria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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