Palaeoconcha

plural noun Palaeo·con·cha

Definition of Palaeoconcha

in some classifications

  1. :  a division of Protobranchia comprising simple extinct bivalve mollusks with thin shells and a primitive hinge and sometimes including also a few recent marine bivalves

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Origin and Etymology of palaeoconcha

New Latin, from pale- + Latin concha conch


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