Yoldia

noun
Yol·​dia | \ ˈyōldēə \

Definition of Yoldia

: a large genus of small primitive bivalve mollusks (family Nuculamidae) widely distributed in temperate and Arctic seas

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History and Etymology for Yoldia

New Latin, from Count Yoldi †1852 Spanish nobleman in charge of the royal naturalistic collection of Denmark + New Latin -ia

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“Yoldia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yoldia. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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