Definitions for lamellibranchləˈmɛl əˌbræŋk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la•mel•li•branchləˈmɛl əˌbræŋk(n.)

  1. Category: Invertebrates

    Ref: bivalve

Origin of lamellibranch:

1850–55; < NL Lamellibranchia group name. See lamelli -, branchia

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranch(adj)

    marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together

  2. lamellibranch, pelecypod, pelecypodous(adj)



  1. lamellibranch(Noun)

    any marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk, of the class Lamellibranchia; includes the clams, scallops and oysters

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lamellibranch(noun)

    one of the Lamellibranchia. Also used adjectively


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