Veneridae

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

Definition of Veneridae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of veneridae

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


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