donax

noun

do·​nax
ˈdōˌnaks
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

Word History

Etymology

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 28 Nov. 2022.

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