Mytiloid Myt"i*loid, a. [Mytilus + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like, or pertaining to, the genus {Mytilus}, or family {Mytilid[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

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  • mytiloid — mytˈiloid adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑Mytilus …   Useful english dictionary

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