Mussel

A bivalve mollusk with worldwide distribution. There are salt and freshwater varieties. The thin shell means there is more meat compared to the same weight of clams or oysters. The yellow meat has a sweet and delicate flavor.
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mussel

[n] - black marine bivalves usually steamed in wine 2. [n] - marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.
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Mussel

Mus'sel noun [ See Muscle , 3.] 1. (Zoology) Any one of many species of marine bivalve shells of the genus Mytilus , and related genera, of the family Mytidæ . The common mussel ( Mytilus edulis ; see Illust. under Byssus ), and the larger, or
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mussel

1. <zoology> Any one of many species of marine bivalve shells of the genus Mytilus, and related genera, of the family Mytidae. The common mussel (Mytilus edulis), 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. <zoolo
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mussel

noun marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.
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mussel

noun black marine bivalves usually steamed in wine
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Mussel

• (n.) Any one of many species of marine bivalve shells of the genus Mytilus, and related genera, of the family Mytidae. 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 Europ
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mussel

any of numerous bivalve mollusks belonging to the marine family Mytilidae and to the freshwater superfamily Unionacea. Worldwide in distribution, ... [7 related articles]
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mussel

  1. black marine bivalves usually steamed in wine
  2. marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.

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mussel

mussel, edible freshwater or marine bivalve mollusk. Mussels are able to move slowly by means of the muscular foot. They feed and breathe by filtering water through extensible tubes called siphons; a large mussel filters 10 gal (38 liters) of water per day. The close-fitting shells protect the musse...
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Mussel

Mussel is a term popularly given to several lamellibranchiate molluscs of the section Asiphonida.
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mussel

Click images to enlargeAny of a group of shellfish, some of which are edible, such as the common mussel (Mytilus edulis) which has a blue-black hinged shell and is found in clusters attached to rocks around the North Atlantic and American coasts. Mussels are bivalve molluscs. (Class Bivalvia, phylum...
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Mussel

Palaeoheterodonta (freshwater mussels) Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of clams or bivalve molluscs, from saltwater and freshwater habitats. These groups have in common a shell whose outline is elongated and asymmetrical compared with other edible clams, which are often more or less rounded or oval. The word `mussel.
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Mussel

All species of the family Mytilidae
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