donax

noun
do·​nax | \ ˈdōˌnaks \

Definition of donax

1 capitalized : a genus of small marine bivalve mollusks that is the type of the family Donacidae and that includes forms having long separate siphons, a well-developed foot, and an equivalve somewhat triangular shell
2 plural -es : coquina sense 1

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History and Etymology for donax

New Latin, from Latin, a shellfish, from Greek

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“Donax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/donax. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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