• Definition for "pelecypod"
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pelecypod definition

  • noun:
    • See lamellibranch.
    • Any of the Pelecypoda.
    • A marine or freshwater mollusk having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together; a part of Pelecypoda.
    • A bivalve mollusk; a lamellibranch.
    • marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
  • adjective:
    • just like lamellibranchiate.
    • bivalve
  • others:
    • Having a hatchet-shaped base; of or pertaining to the Pelecypoda; lamellibranchiate, as a mollusk.
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