arca definition

  • noun:
    • the type genus associated with family Arcidae, including ark shells and blood clams.
    • In the early church: A chest for receiving offerings of money.
    • A box or casket when the eucharist ended up being held.
    • A name provided by St. Gregory of Tours to an altar consists of three marble pills, one resting horizontally on the other side two, which stand upright on to the floor. Walcott, Sacred Archæol.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of asiphonate lamelli-branch mollusks, typical associated with the family members Arcidæ (which see); the ark-shells right.
    • kind genus of this family Arcidae: ark shells and bloodstream clams
    • the type genus associated with the household Arcidae, including ark shells and blood clams.
    • during the early chapel: A chest for getting offerings of cash.
    • A box or casket when the eucharist ended up being carried.
    • A name provided by St. Gregory of Tours to an altar composed of three marble tablets, one resting horizontally on the other side two, which remain upright on the floor. Walcott, Sacred Archæol.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of asiphonate lamelli-branch mollusks, typical associated with the family Arcidæ (which see); the ark-shells proper.
    • type genus of family members Arcidae: ark shells and bloodstream clams

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