HyperDic: mussel

English > 2 senses of the word mussel:
NOUNfoodmusselblack marine bivalves usually steamed in wine
animalmusselmarine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.
mussel > pronunciation
Soundsmah'sahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > mussel: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningblack marine bivalves usually steamed in wine.
Part ofedible mussel, Mytilus edulisA mussel with a dark shell that lives attached to rocks
Broadershellfishmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
Spanishmejillón
Catalanmusclo
English > mussel: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningmarine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc..
Narrowerfreshwater mussel, freshwater clambivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States
marine mussel, mytilidmarine bivalve mollusk having a dark elongated shell
Broaderbivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranchmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Spanishmejillón
Catalanmusclo

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