HyperDic: bivalve

English > 2 senses of the word bivalve:
NOUNanimalbivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranchmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
ADJECTIVEallbivalve, bivalvedused of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)
bivalve > pronunciation
Soundsbay'vae.lv
Rhymesvalve
English > bivalve: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.).
Synonymbivalved
Categoryzoology, zoological scienceThe branch of biology that studies animals
Narrowerlamellibranch, pelecypod, pelecypodousbivalve
OppositeunivalveUsed of mollusks, especially gastropods, as snails etc.
Spanishbivalvo
Catalanbivalve
Nounsbivalvemarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
English > bivalve: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together.
Synonymspelecypod, lamellibranch
Member ofBivalvia, class Bivalvia, Lamellibranchia, class Lamellibranchia, class Pelecypodaoysters
Narrowerark shellmarine bivalve mollusk having a heavy toothed shell with a deep boat-like inner surface
blood clamred-blooded clam
clamburrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud
cockleCommon edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs
musselmarine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.
oystermarine mollusks having a rough irregular shell
piddockmarine bivalve that bores into rock / rock or clay or wood by means of saw-like shells
scallop, scollop, escallopedible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
Broadermollusk, mollusc, shellfishinvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
Spanishbivalvo, lamelibranquio, lamelibranquios
Catalanbivalve, lamel·libranqui
Adjectivesbivalveused of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)

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