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pecten British & World English

Any of a number of comb-like structures occurring in animal bodies, in particular:

Pecten in scallop British & World English

An edible bivalve mollusc with a ribbed fan-shaped shell. Scallops swim by rapidly opening and closing the shell valves

Scandix pecten-veneris in shepherd's needle British & World English

A white-flowered Eurasian plant of the parsley family, with long needle-shaped fruit