馬蛤貝

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Hyōgaiji Grade: 1

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

馬蛤貝 (hiragana まてがい, katakana マテガイ, historical hiragana まてがひ, romaji mategai)

  1. Alternative form of マテガイ: a razor clam, more specifically Gould's razor shell: Solen strictus.

Usage notes[edit]

Like many terms used in biology, this term is commonly written in katakana.