Definición de pholas en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

pholas

Pronunciación: /ˈfəʊləs/

sustantivo

The common piddock (mollusc).
  • Pholas dactylus, family Pholadidae.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • If the reader will examine the outside of a Pholas shell, he will find it studded, in regular rows, with little projections.
  • The bodies of other marine animals shine after death, none perhaps so vividly as that of the Pholas, a mollusk well known to those who reside on the coast.

Origen

Mid 17th century: modern Latin (later adopted as a genus name), from Greek phōlas 'that lurks in a hole', from phōleos 'hole'.

For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: pho¦las

Compartir esta entrada
 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.