Petricolidae

plural noun
Pet·​ri·​col·​i·​dae | \ ˌpe‧trəˈkäləˌdē \

Definition of Petricolidae

: a family of bivalve mollusks (suborder Veneracea) having an elongated shell with which they burrow in soft rock or clay

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History and Etymology for Petricolidae

New Latin, from Petricola, type genus + -idae

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“Petricolidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Petricolidae. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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