• Definition for "ostrea"
    • A genus of bivalve Mollusca which includes the…
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ostrea definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of bivalve Mollusca which includes the real oysters.
    • The typical and leading genus of the oyster family, Ostreid√¶ having the shell inequilateral and inequivalve, with one valve flatter than the other.
    • type genus of family Ostreidae
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