"avicula" Definition

  1. n. A genus of marine bivalves, having a pearly interior, allied to the pearl oyster; -- so called from a supposed resemblance of the typical species to a bird.

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Position in dictionary: 7820 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "avicula": 3
Words that end with "avicula": 2
Words that contain "avicula": 10
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English Dictionary Definition of avicula

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