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mussel British & World English

Any of a number of bivalve molluscs with a brown or purplish-black shell:

date mussel British & World English

A brown, cigar-shaped bivalve mollusc which bores into limestone and coral

duck mussel British & World English

A freshwater bivalve mollusc that is smaller and darker than the related swan mussel, found in rivers with sandy or gravelly beds

swan mussel British & World English

A large European freshwater mussel of still or slow-moving water, the larvae of which parasitize fish

horse mussel British & World English

A large marine mussel which may occur in very large populations in food-rich waters

pearl mussel British & World English

An elongated freshwater bivalve mollusc which occasionally produces small pearls, found in large rivers of the northern hemisphere

zebra mussel British & World English

A small freshwater bivalve mollusc with zigzag markings on the shell, sometimes becoming a pest due to its blocking of water pipes

edible mussel in mussel British & World English

Any of a number of bivalve molluscs with a brown or purplish-black shell: