Byssin

• (n.) See Byssus, n., 1.
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Byssin

Bys'sin noun See Byssus , noun , 1.
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byssin

byssin, byss 1. A cloth of exceedingly fine texture, used by the ancients. It is disputed whether it was of cotton, linen, or silk. 2. A tuft of long, tough filaments which are formed in a groove of the foot, and issue from between the valves of certain bivalve mollusks; such as the, Pinna and Mytilus, by which they attach themselves to rocks, etc...
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