HyperDic: freshwater_mussel

English > 1 sense of the expression freshwater mussel:
NOUNanimalfreshwater mussel, freshwater clambivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States
English > freshwater mussel: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningbivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States.
Synonymfreshwater clam
Narrowerpearly-shelled musselThe pearly lining of the dark shells is a source of mother-of-pearl
thin-shelled musselmussel with thin fragile shells having only rudimentary hinge teeth
zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorphainch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe
Broadermusselmarine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.

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