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

Definition of Petricolidae

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

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Origin and Etymology of petricolidae

New Latin, from Petricola, type genus + -idae

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to cast off or become cast off

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