Veneridae

plural noun
Ve·ner·i·dae | \və̇ˈnerəˌdē\

Definition of Veneridae 

: a family of bivalve mollusks (order Eulamellibranchia) mostly having a solid equivalve shell, short siphons, and a narrow foot and sometimes a strikingly sculptured shell

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History and Etymology for Veneridae

New Latin, from Vener-, Venus, type genus + -idae

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