"bivalve" in the noun sense
1. bivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranch
marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
"bivalve" in the adjective sense
1. bivalve, bivalved
used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)
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