solen

noun
so·​len | \ ˈsōlə̇n, -ˌlen \

Definition of solen

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Solenidae) of razor clams
2 plural -s : razor clam
variants: or soleno-

Definition of solen- (Entry 2 of 2)

: channel : pipe : tube also : tubular Solenodon solenocyte solenostele

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History and Etymology for solen

Noun

New Latin, from Latin, razor clam, from Greek sōlēn channel, pipe, a shellfish

Combining form

Greek sōlēn-, sōlēno-, from sōlēn

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“Solen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solen. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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