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|Noun||1.||freshwater mussel - bivalve mollusk abundant in rivers of central United States|
mussel - marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.
pearly-shelled mussel - the pearly lining of the dark shells is a source of mother-of-pearl
thin-shelled mussel - mussel with thin fragile shells having only rudimentary hinge teeth