Pisidium

noun
Pi·​sid·​i·​um | \ -ēəm \

Definition of Pisidium

: a genus of nearly cosmopolitan minute freshwater bivalves (family Sphaeriidae) usually somewhat smaller than those of the genus Sphaerium and having the siphons united at their ends

History and Etymology for Pisidium

New Latin, diminutive of Latin pisum pea

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“Pisidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pisidium. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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