prop. n. p1.(Zool.) An extensive tribe of bivalve mollusks of which the genus Venus is the type. The shells are usually oval, or somewhat heartshaped, with a conspicuous lunule. See Venus.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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