Veneracea

plural noun Ven·er·a·cea \ˌvenəˈrāshēə\

Definition of Veneracea

  1. :  a suborder of Eulamellibranchia comprising bivalve mollusks with the foot compressed, the siphons generally short, and both adductor muscles present and including the families Veneridae and Petricolidae

veneracean

adjective or noun

veneraceous

\-shəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of veneracea

New Latin, from Vener-, Venus, included genus + -acea


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