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musselnoun [C]

us   /ˈmʌs·əl/
a small, edible sea animal that has a dark shell with two parts that close tightly together
(Definition of mussel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mussel”
in Korean 홍합…
in Arabic بَلح البَحر…
in Malaysian siput sudu…
in French moule…
in Russian мидия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貽貝,淡菜,蚌…
in Italian cozza…
in Turkish midye…
in Polish małż (jadalny)…
in Spanish mejillón…
in Vietnamese con trai…
in Portuguese mexilhão…
in Thai หอยจำพวกหอยแมลงภู่…
in German die Muschel…
in Catalan musclo…
in Japanese イガイ, ムール貝…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贻贝,淡菜…
in Indonesian kerang…
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