HyperDic: lamellibranch

English > 2 senses of the word lamellibranch:
ADJECTIVEalllamellibranch, pelecypod, pelecypodousbivalve
NOUNanimallamellibranch, bivalve, pelecypodmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
English > lamellibranch: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbivalve.
Synonymspelecypod, pelecypodous
Broaderbivalve, bivalvedUsed of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)
Spanishlamelibranquio
English > lamellibranch: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together.
Synonymsbivalve, pelecypod
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

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