Taxodonta

plural noun

Tax·​o·​don·​ta
in some classifications
: an order of Lamellibranchia comprising bivalve mollusks with the hinge teeth numerous and unspecialized and the adductor muscles both present and equally developed

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from tax- + -odonta

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“Taxodonta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Taxodonta. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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