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mussel

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈmʌs.əl/
a small, orange sea creature that lives inside a black shell with two parts that close tightly together. Mussels can be eaten.
Translations of “mussel”
in Arabic بَلح البَحر…
in Korean 홍합…
in Malaysian siput sudu…
in French moule…
in Turkish midye…
in Italian cozza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貽貝,淡菜,蚌…
in Russian мидия…
in Polish małż (jadalny)…
in Vietnamese con trai…
in Spanish mejillón…
in Portuguese mexilhão…
in Thai หอยจำพวกหอยแมลงภู่…
in German die Muschel…
in Catalan musclo…
in Japanese イガイ, ムール貝…
in Indonesian kerang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贻贝,淡菜…
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