• Definition for "mytilus"
    • Any of the genus Mytilus of marine bivalve…
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mytilus definition

  • noun:
    • Any of the genus Mytilus of marine bivalve shells, like the typical mussel.
    • A genus of marine bivalve shells, like the typical mussel. See Illust. under byssus.
    • A genus of bivalves to which very different restrictions have been assigned.
    • type genus of family Mytilidae: smooth-shelled marine mussels
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