Pholadidae

plural noun
Pho·​lad·​i·​dae | \ fōˈladəˌdē \

Definition of Pholadidae

: a family of bivalve mollusks (order Eulamellibranchia) comprising the piddocks and related borers

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Other Words from Pholadidae

pholadoid \ ˈfōləˌdȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pholadidae

New Latin, from Pholad-, Pholas, type genus + -idae

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“Pholadidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pholadidae. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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