Definition of Placuna

1. Noun. Windowpane oysters.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Placuna

Pius XI
Pius XII
Piute
Pixar
Pixie
Pixie-Bob
Pizarro
Pizza Face
Pizza Hut
Pkwy
Pl.
Pla protease
Placido Domingo
Placido da Costa's disk
Placidyl
Placuna
Placuna placenta
Plagianthus
Plagianthus betulinus
Plagianthus regius
Plain of Jars
Plains
Plains Apache
Plains Indian
Plains Miwok
Plaisir
Plameology
Planalto slaty antshrike
Planck
Planck's constant

Literary usage of Placuna

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1840)
"Example, placuna Cumingii, Erod. Locality.—Shores of Central America (Gulf of Dc'm, Province of Costa Rico): dredged Irom a muddy ..."

2. Catalogue of the Mollusca in the Collection of the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1850)
"Hinge-ridges linear, diverging, only slightly raised. 1. placuna. ... placuna SELLA. Shell flexuous, outline rather rhombic, being straight in front and ..."

3. A Descriptive Catalogue of Recent Shells: Arranged According to the Linnæan by Lewis Weston Dillwyn (1817)
"116. t. 79. f. 716. Introd. p. 81. t. 4. f. 46. placuna Placenta. ... Lamarck Syst. des placuna. Em. Meth, t. 173. f. 1 to 3. Lister Conch, t. 225. f. ..."

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