mussel

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Cooked mussels
Mussels in beer broth at a restaurant in Singapore

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From Latin mūsculus (mussel or muscle), literally "little mouse".

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mussel (plural mussels)

  1. A small edible bivalve shellfish of the families Unionidae (fresh water mussels) and Mytilidae (salt water mussels).

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