Palaeoconcha

plural noun
Palaeo·​con·​cha

Definition of Palaeoconcha

in some classifications
: 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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History and Etymology for Palaeoconcha

New Latin, from pale- + Latin concha conch

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“Palaeoconcha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palaeoconcha. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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