Pholadacea

plural noun
Pho·​la·​da·​cea | \ ˌfōləˈdāshēə \

Definition of Pholadacea

in some classifications
: a suborder of Eulamellibranchia comprising the piddocks and shipworms

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History and Etymology for Pholadacea

New Latin, from Pholad-, Pholas + -acea

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“Pholadacea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pholadacea. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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