Tellinidae

plural noun

Tel·​lin·​i·​dae
tə̇ˈlinəˌdē
: a family of marine bivalve mollusks (suborder Tellinacea) comprising the sunset shells

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Tellina, type genus + -idae

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“Tellinidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tellinidae. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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