Ostraeacea

plural noun
Os·​trae·​a·​cea | \ ˌästrēˈāshēə \

Definition of Ostraeacea

: a suborder of the order Eulamellibranchia including the common oysters and related mollusks

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History and Etymology for Ostraeacea

New Latin, irregular from Ostrea + -acea

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“Ostraeacea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ostraeacea. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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