Dreissena
Dreissena Dreis"se*na, prop. n. [NL. Named after Dreyssen, a Belgian physician.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of bivalve shells of which one species ({Dreissena polymorpha}) is often so abundant as to be very troublesome in the fresh waters of Europe. [1913 Webster]

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