meadow mussel

noun

Definition of meadow mussel

: an American mussel (Volsella plicatula) that has a ribbed shell and that is very abundant in salt marshes

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“Meadow mussel.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meadow%20mussel. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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