蟶貝

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まて
Hyōgaiji
かい > がい
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  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.