solen

noun so·len \ˈsōlə̇n, -ˌlen\

Definition of solen

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus (the type of the family Solenidae) of razor clams

  2. 2 plural -s :  razor clam

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Origin and Etymology of solen

New Latin, from Latin, razor clam, from Greek sōlēn channel, pipe, a shellfish — more at syringe


solen-

combining form so·len
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soleno-

Definition of solen-

  1. :  channel :  pipe :  tube; also :  tubular Solenodon solenocyte solenostele

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Origin and Etymology of solen-

Greek sōlēn-, sōlēno-, from sōlēn


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