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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Origin and Etymology of nuculanidae

New Latin, from Nuculana, type genus + -idae


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