Nuculanidae

plural noun
Nu·​cu·​lan·​i·​dae

Definition of Nuculanidae

: a family of marine bivalve mollusks (order Protobranchia) related to and formerly included in Nuculidae but distinguished by a shell that is produced posteriorly and considerably elongated — see beaked cockle

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History and Etymology for Nuculanidae

New Latin, from Nuculana, type genus + -idae

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