[puh-les-uh-pod] /pəˈlɛs əˌpɒd/
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.
[pel-uh-sip-uh-duh s] /ˌpɛl əˈsɪp ə dəs/ (Show IPA). belonging or pertaining to the Pelecypoda.
another word for bivalve (sense 1), bivalve (sense 2)
- Pel-ebstein fever
Pel-Ebstein fever n. The remittent fever common in Hodgkin’s disease.
[puh-ley] /pəˈleɪ/ noun 1. Mount, a volcano in the West Indies, on the island of Martinique: eruption 1902. 4428 feet (1350 meters). /pəˈleɪ/ noun 1. Mount Pelée, a volcano in the Caribbean, in N Martinique: erupted in 1902, killing every person but one in the town of Saint-Pierre. Height: 1463 m (4800 ft)
division, one of the sons of Eber; so called because “in his days was the earth divided” (Gen. 10:25). Possibly he may have lived at the time of the dispersion from Babel. But more probably the reference is to the dispersion of the two races which sprang from Eber, the one spreading towards Mesopotamia and […]
[pel-uh-reen, pel-er-in] /ˌpɛl əˈrin, ˈpɛl ər ɪn/ noun 1. a woman’s cape of fur or cloth, usually waist-length in back with long descending ends in front. /ˈpɛləˌriːn/ noun 1. a woman’s narrow cape with long pointed ends in front