margaritacean


margaritacean
margaritacean, a. and n. Conch.
(mɑːgərɪˈteɪʃ(ɪ)ən)
[f. mod.L. Margarītāce-a, f. L. margarīta pearl + -an.]
a. adj. Belonging to the Margaritacea, De Blainville's third family of lamellibranchiates. b. n. A bivalve of this family.
In recent Dicts.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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