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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“Veneridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Veneridae. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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