Definition of Mytilus

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Mytilidae: smooth-shelled marine mussels.

Exact synonyms: Genus Mytilus
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Mytilidae, Mytilidae
Member holonyms: Edible Mussel, Mytilus Edulis



Definition of Mytilus

1. n. A genus of marine bivalve shells, including the common mussel. See Illust. under Byssus.

Definition of Mytilus

1. Noun. (zoology) Any of the genus ''Mytilus'' of marine bivalve shells, including the common mussel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mytilus

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mythopoets
mythopoiesis
mythos
mythoses
myths
mythus
mythy
mytili
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mytilotoxine
mytilus
myxa
myxameba
myxamebae
myxamebas
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myxamoebas
myxedema
myxedemas
myxedematous
myxedemic
myxinid
myxinids
myxinoid

Literary usage of Mytilus

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1. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks: With by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"Mytilus PERNA Linnaeus. The United States National Museum has four lots of this ... Mytilus VARIABILIS Kraus«. There are four lots of this species in the ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1834)
"On the Naturalization in England of the Mytilus crenatus, a native of India, ... The same species of Mytilus has, however, within the last twelve months, ..."

3. A Descriptive Catalogue of Recent Shells: Arranged According to the Linnæan by Lewis Weston Dillwyn (1817)
"Gmelin, p. 3354. i f.748. Mytilus viridis Chinensis. Chemnitz, xi. p. 253. t. 205. f. 2022 and 2023. Mytilus versicolor. Gmelin, p. 3359. Mytilus saxatilis. ..."

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