Siphonata
Siphonata Si`pho*na"ta, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) A tribe of bivalve mollusks in which the posterior mantle border is prolonged into two tubes or siphons. Called also {Siphoniata}. See {Siphon}, 2 (a), and {Quahaug}. [1913 Webster]

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  • siphonata — si·pho·na·ta …   English syllables

  • siphonata — ˌsīfəˈnäd.ə, nād.ə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from siphon + ata in some classifications : a division formerly ranked as a suborder of bivalve mollusks including all having siphons …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siphoniata — Siphonata Si pho*na ta, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) A tribe of bivalve mollusks in which the posterior mantle border is prolonged into two tubes or siphons. Called also {Siphoniata}. See {Siphon}, 2 (a), and {Quahaug}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphonate — Si phon*ate, a. 1. Having a siphon or siphons. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Belonging to the Siphonata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siphoniata — Si*pho ni*a ta, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Siphonata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • siphoniata — (ˌ)sīˌfōnēˈäd.ə, ˈād.ə Etymology: New Latin, from siphon + ata synonym of siphonata …   Useful english dictionary

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