Pelecypod



[puh-les-uh-pod] /pəˈlɛs əˌpɒd/

noun
1.
any mollusk of the class Pelecypoda (Lamellibranchiata), characterized by a bivalve shell enclosing the headless body and lamellate gills, comprising the oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops.
adjective
2.
Also, pelecypodous
[pel-uh-sip-uh-duh s] /ˌpɛl əˈsɪp ə dəs/ (Show IPA). belonging or pertaining to the Pelecypoda.
/pɪˈlɛsɪˌpɒd/
noun, adjective
1.
another word for bivalve (sense 1), bivalve (sense 2)

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