martesia

noun

mar·​te·​sia
märˈtēzēə
1
capitalized : a widely distributed genus of marine borers (family Pholadidae) burrowing in wood by means of a long elastic foot
2
plural -s : any borer of the genus Martesia

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“Martesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/martesia. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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