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trough shell Syllabification: trough shell

Definition of trough shell in English:


A burrowing marine bivalve mollusk with a thin, smooth shell.
  • Family Mactridae: Spisula and other genera
Example sentences
  • Other bivalves you are likely to see are: tellin, mussel, razor, trough shell, and sand gapers.
  • Mactridae, also known as surf or trough shells or duck clams, is a family of marine bivalve clams of the order Veneroida.
  • Fauna and fauna include live cockles, trough shells, carpet shells and tellins.
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