Prionodesmacea

plural noun
Pri·ono·des·ma·cea | \ˌprīə(ˌ)nōˌdezˈmāsēə;prīˌänō-, prīˌōnō-\

Definition of Prionodesmacea 

in some classifications

: a division of Lamellibranchia comprising comparatively primitive bivalve mollusks that typically have the hinge prionodont and being approximately equal to the combined orders Protobranchia and Filibranchia

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Other Words from Prionodesmacea

prionodesmacean \¦⸗⸗(ˌ)⸗¦⸗¦māshən, ⸗¦⸗⸗¦⸗¦⸗⸗ \ noun or adjective
prionodesmaceous \-shəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Prionodesmacea

New Latin, from prion- + desm- + -acea

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