Definition of Genus Pinctada

1. Noun. Pearl oysters.

Exact synonyms: Pinctada
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Pteriidae, Pteriidae
Member holonyms: Pearl Oyster, Pinctada Margaritifera

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pinctada

genus Pica
genus Picea
genus Pickeringia
genus Picoides
genus Picrasma
genus Picris
genus Picumnus
genus Picus
genus Pieris
genus Pilea
genus Pilosella
genus Pilularia
genus Pimenta
genus Pimpinella
genus Pinckneya
genus Pinctada (current term)
genus Pineus
genus Pinguicula
genus Pinguinus
genus Pinicola
genus Pinnotheres
genus Pinus
genus Pipa
genus Piper
genus Pipile
genus Pipilo
genus Pipistrellus
genus Pipra
genus Piptadenia
genus Pipturus

Literary usage of Genus Pinctada

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries by R. A. Donkin (1998)
"... extends somewhat further north (San Pedro/Long Beach, California),84 but little or no further south.85 The presence of the genus Pinctada on the west ..."

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