lithodome definition

  • noun:
    • Any member of a few types of bivalves that kind and inhabit holes in limestone; specifically the genus Lithodomus.
    • anyone of a number of species of bivalves, which form holes in limestone, where they reside; esp., any types of the genus Lithodomus.
    • A shellfish which life in a hole produced by it in a rock, as a date-shell or a piddock. See Lithodomus and Pholas.
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