Xylotrya fimbriata
Xylotrya Xy*lo"try*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xy`lon wood + ? to rub, wear out.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine bivalves closely allied to Teredo, and equally destructive to timber. One species ({Xylotrya fimbriata}) is very common on the Atlantic coast of the United States. [1913 Webster]

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  • Xylotrya — Xy*lo try*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xy lon wood + ? to rub, wear out.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine bivalves closely allied to Teredo, and equally destructive to timber. One species ({Xylotrya fimbriata}) is very common on the Atlantic coast of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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