Definitions for lamellibranchiata

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  1. Lamellibranchiata(n. pl.)

    An earlier name for the class of Mollusca including all those that have bivalve shells, as the clams, oysters, mussels, etc., now called Pelecypoda or Bivalvia.

  2. Origin: [NL. See lamella, and Branchia, Branchiate.]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lamellibranchiata

    a class of Mollusca including all those that have bivalve shells, as the clams, oysters, mussels, etc

  2. Origin: [NL. See lamella, and Branchia, Branchiate.]

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