HyperDic: pectinidae

English > 1 sense of the word Pectinidae:
NOUNanimalPectinidae, family Pectinidaescallops
English > Pectinidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Synonymfamily Pectinidae
Member ofBivalvia, class Bivalvia, Lamellibranchia, class Lamellibranchia, class Pelecypodaoysters
Membersgenus Pectentype genus of the family Pectinidae
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 familyA family of mollusks
Spanishfamilia Pectinidae, Pectinidae, pectínidos

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