HyperDic: zebra_mussel

English > 1 sense of the expression zebra mussel:
NOUNanimalzebra mussel, Dreissena polymorphainch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe
English > zebra mussel: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninginch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe; clogs utility inlet pipes and feeds on edible freshwater mussels.
SynonymDreissena polymorpha
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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