symphynote

adjective

sym·​phy·​note
ˈsim(p)fəˌnōt
: having the valves cemented together at the back
the symphynote shells of some freshwater mussels

Word History

Etymology

Greek symphyēs grown together (from symphyesthai to grow together) + nōton back

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“Symphynote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/symphynote. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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