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Definition of Mussel

Mussel
Mussel Mus"sel, n. [See Muscle, 3.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of many species of marine bivalve shells of the genus Mytilus, and related genera, of the family Mytid[ae]. The common mussel (Mytilus edulis; see Illust. under Byssus), and the larger, or horse, mussel (Modiola modiolus), inhabiting the shores both of Europe and America, are edible. The former is extensively used as food in Europe. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of Unio, and related fresh-water genera; -- called also river mussel. See Naiad, and Unio. Mussel digger (Zo["o]l.), the grayback whale. See Gray whale, under Gray.

Meaning of Mussel from wikipedia

- Mussel (/ˈmʌsəl/) is the common name used for members of several families of bivalve molluscs, from sal****er and freshwater habitats. These groups have...
- The zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) is a small freshwater mussel. This species was originally native to the lakes of southern Russia and Ukraine. However...
- blue mussel (Mytilus edulis), also known as the common mussel, is a medium-sized edible marine bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae, the mussels. Blue...
- The freshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) is an endangered species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusc in the family Margaritiferidae...
- The quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis, also known as Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) is a species (or subspecies) of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve...
- pearly mussel Clubs**** pearly mussel Cracking pearly mussel ****berland bean pearly mussel ****berland monkeyface pearly mussel Dromedary pearly mussel Edible...
- mussel, also known as the New Zealand mussel, the greens**** mussel, ****u, and kutai, is a bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae (the true mussels)...
- The swan mussel, Anodonta cygnea, is a large species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusc in the family Unionidae, the river mussels. Because...
- and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Status and Trends (NS&T) Mussel Watch Program is a water contaminant monitoring program that started in...
- The duck mussel (Anodonta anatina) is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae, the river mussels. See Animalbase...
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