HyperDic: dreissena_polymorpha

English > 1 sense of the expression Dreissena polymorpha:
NOUNanimalDreissena polymorpha, zebra musselinch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe
English > Dreissena polymorpha: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninginch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe; clogs utility inlet pipes and feeds on edible freshwater mussels.
Synonymzebra mussel
Member ofDreissena, genus Dreissenazebra mussels
Broaderfreshwater mussel, freshwater clambivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States
Spanishmejillón cebra
CatalanDreissena polymorpha

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