Submytilacea

plural noun

Sub·​mytilacea
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: a suborder of Eulamellibranchia comprising bivalve mollusks with an equivalve shell, an external ligament, a mantle that is only slightly closed, and siphons that if present are short

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from sub- + Mytilacea

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“Submytilacea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Submytilacea. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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