genus Cardium


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Noun1.genus Cardium - type genus of the family Cardiidae: cocklesgenus Cardium - type genus of the family Cardiidae: cockles
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
Cardiidae, family Cardiidae - somewhat heart-shaped sand-burrowing bivalve mollusks
cockle - common edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs
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For example, cockle as a noun is 1) any bivalve mollusk of the genus Cardium, having somewhat heart-shaped, radially ribbed valves, especially C.