resilifer

noun re·sil·i·fer \-ləfə(r)\

Definition of resilifer

plural

-s

  1. :  a spoon-shaped process on the hinge plate of some bivalve mollusks (as members of the genus Mactra) supporting the resilium

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Origin and Etymology of resilifer

New Latin resilium + English -fer


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