Myacidae
Myacidae Myacidae prop. n. A natural family of soft-shell clams.

Syn: family {Myacidae}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Myacidae — noun soft shell clams • Syn: ↑family Myacidae • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk family • Member Holonyms: ↑Myaceae, ↑order Myaceae • Member Meronyms: ↑Mya …   Useful english dictionary

  • myacidae — my·ac·i·dae …   English syllables

  • family Myacidae — noun soft shell clams • Syn: ↑Myacidae • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk family • Member Holonyms: ↑Myaceae, ↑order Myaceae • Member Meronyms: ↑Mya, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Mya — noun type genus of the family Myacidae • Syn: ↑Mya • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Myacidae, ↑family Myacidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mya — noun type genus of the family Myacidae • Syn: ↑genus Mya • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Myacidae, ↑family Myacidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mollusk family — noun a family of mollusks • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Haliotidae, ↑family Haliotidae, ↑Strombidae, ↑family Strombidae, ↑Helicidae, ↑family Helicidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myaceae — noun clams • Syn: ↑order Myaceae • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Bivalvia, ↑class Bivalvia, ↑Lamellibranchia, ↑class Lamellibranchia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Myaceae — noun clams • Syn: ↑Myaceae • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Bivalvia, ↑class Bivalvia, ↑Lamellibranchia, ↑class Lamellibranchia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gaper — noun Date: circa 1637 1. one that gapes 2. any of several large sluggish burrowing clams (families Myacidae and Mactridae) including several used for food …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Erycīna [2] — Erycīna, 1) Muschelgattung aus der Familie Myacidae, die Schalen sind sehr dünn, leicht zerbrechlich, fast gleichseitig, mit 2 Schloßzähnen u. einem kurzen Nebenzahn zu beiden Seiten des Schlosses. Einige Arten leben noch im Meere, die fossilen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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