plural noun

: a suborder of Eulamellibranchia that comprises bivalve mollusks with well-developed siphons, gaping valves, and a pallial sinus and includes various economically important edible mollusks (as of the genus Mya) see myacidae

Word History


New Latin, from Mya + -acea

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“Myacea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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