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mussel

noun [C] uk   /ˈmʌs.əl/ us  
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 Korean 홍합…
in Arabic بَلح البَحر…
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 Spanish mejillón…
in Portuguese mexilhão…
in German die Muschel…
in Catalan musclo…
in Japanese イガイ, ムール貝…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贻贝,淡菜…
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