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bivalve (plural bivalves)
- Any mollusc belonging to the taxonomic class Bivalvia, characterized by a shell consisting of two hinged sections, such as a scallop, clam, mussel or oyster.
- (botany) A pericarp in which the seed case opens or splits into two parts or valves.
Any mollusc of taxonomic class Bivalvia
bivalve m (plural bivalvi)