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Adjective: pelecypod  pu'le-su,pód
  1. Bivalve
    - lamellibranch, pelecypodous
Noun: pelecypod  pu'le-su,pód
  1. Marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
    - bivalve, lamellibranch

Derived forms: pelecypods

See also: bivalve, bivalved

Type of: mollusc, mollusk, shellfish

Part of: Bivalvia, class Bivalvia, class Lamellibranchia, class Pelecypoda, Lamellibranchia

Encyclopedia: Pelecypod