Synonyms of bivalve


1. bivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranch, mollusk, mollusc, shellfish

usage: marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together


1. bivalve (vs. univalve), bivalved, lamellibranch, pelecypod, pelecypodous

usage: used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)

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Definition and meaning of bivalve (Dictionary)