Nuculanidae

plural noun

Nu·​cu·​lan·​i·​dae
: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Nuculana, type genus + -idae

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“Nuculanidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nuculanidae. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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