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Mactra

Definition of the noun Mactra

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Mactra is a genus of Mactridae, described by Linnaeus in 1767.

Mactra is a genus of Mactridae.

Mactra is a genus of Mactridae.

Alternative definition of the noun Mactra

noun

  1. Any marine bivalve shell of the genus Mactra, and allied genera. Many species are known. Some of them are used as food, as Mactra stultorum, of Europe. See surf clam.

Phrases with Mactra

  1. Mactra Alba
  2. Mactra Alta
  3. Mactra Auca
  4. Mactra Mera
  5. Mactra Pura
  6. Mactra Rufa
  7. Mactra Alata
  8. Mactra Egena
  9. Mactra Gabbi
  10. Mactra Gigas
  11. Mactra Hians
  12. Mactra Lisor
  13. Mactra Mitis
  14. Mactra Obesa
  15. Mactra Ovata
  16. Mactra Pulla
  17. Mactra Virgo
  18. Mactra Boysii
  19. Mactra Cornea
  20. genus Mactra

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Google previewLibrary of Universal Knowledge (1881)

A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia, with Copious Additions by American Authors

The genus mactra is the type of a family, mactridce. * McTYEIRE', Holland Nimmons, b.

Google previewThe national encyclopædia. Libr. ed (1879)

by National cyclopaedia

M AC TR A, a genus of conchiferous mollusca, under which above sixty species are ranged, forming the family Mactrida, or kneading trough shells, of which Mactra is the type. There are between thirty and forty fossil species, belonging chiefly ...

Google previewA conchological dictionary of the British Islands (1819)

by William Turton

Mactra dealbata. Pellucid Mactra. Montagu, pi. 5. f. 1 — Linn. Trails, viii. pi. 1. f. 10 — Dorset Cat. pi. 7- f. 7- Shell oval, thin, brittle, transparent, white, very finely striate transversely, with a few coarser wrinkles, gaping and very slightly produced ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Compounds with CD-ROM, Second Edition (2012)

by Shmuel Yannai

of the Chinese surf clam (Mactra chinensis).

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

MACTRA, comprehending mactra, lutraria, and crassatella. VENUs, comprehending venus, meretrir, cyclas, paAphia, and capsa. DoNAx. CHAMA, comprehending cardita, tridacna, and hippopus. ARCA, comprehending arca, pertunculus, and ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

Mactra. A bivalve shell, regular, transverse, inequilateral, and a little gaping, the cardinal tooth having a pit for the ligament ; lateral teeth ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1816)

by John Wilkes

Mactra ...

Google previewDictionary of Geology and Mineralogy (1843)

Comprising Such Terms in Botany, Chemistry, Comparative Anatomy, Conchology, Entomology, Palaeontology, Zoology, and Other Branches of Natural History, as are Connected with the Study of Geology by William Humble

mactra, Lat. a kneading-trough.) Animal a tethys. A genus of equivalve, inequilateral, transverse bivalves, slightly gaping at the extremities; the hinge, or middle tooth, complicated; lateral teeth rather remote, compressed, ...

Google previewA Geographic Dictionary of Rhode Island (1894)

by Henry Gannett

Mactra solidissima Dillwyn. Mactra lateralis Say. Cocblodesma l.anuiu lonrad.

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia (1809)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

Mactra. A bivalve shell, regular, transverse, inequilateral, and a little gaping, the cardinal tooth having a pit for the ligament ; lateral teeth ...

Google previewZoological Articles Contributed to the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" (1891)

by Sir Edwin Ray Lankester

A special caecum connected with the pharynx is sometimes found, containing a tough flexible cylinder of transparent cartilaginous appearance and unknown significance, called the “crystalline style” (Mactra), which possibly represents the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

A special caecum connected with the pharynx is sometimes found, containing a tough flexible cylinder of transparent cartilaginous appearance and unknown significance, called the “crystalline style” (Mactra), which possibly represents the ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Mactra. Cardine dente medio complicato, adjacente foveola. 7. Donax. Cardine dentibus duobus lateralique solitario. 8. Area. Cardine dentibus numerosis, alternis, penetrantibus. 9. Terebratula. Branchiis circin- natis ; cardine dentibus alterius ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Mactra (mak'trä), n. [NL., & Gr. uáxrpa, a kneading-trough, ( tuágoeuv (Vuak), knead: see macerate.] The typical genus of the family Mactridae. Upward of 100 species are described, of world-wide distribution. M. (or Spisula) solidissima is a ...

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Clam - Mactra veneriformis -

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Small photo of DPRK - CIRCA 1977: A stamp printed in DPRK shows Mactra sulcataria, series is devoted to shellfish and fish, circa 1977Small photo of NORTH KOREA - CIRCA 1977: A stamp printed in North Korea from the "Shellfish and Fish " issue shows Mactra sulcataria, circa 1977.Small photo of Close up of a Rayed Trough Shelled Mollusc (Mactra stultorum) taken at low level on a beach with shallow depth of fieldSmall photo of Japanese food, boiled MactraSmall photo of mactra and vegatable stir friedSmall photo of mactra and vegetable stir friedSmall photo of mactra and vegetable stir fried More...

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Scrabble value of M3A1C3T1R1A1

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