windowpane oyster

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Related to windowpane oyster: Anomiidae
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Noun1.windowpane oyster - marine bivalve common in Philippine coastal waters characterized by a large thin flat translucent shell
oyster - marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters
genus Placuna, Placuna - windowpane oysters
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Lichauco will present two suspended lamps and a suspended speaker, done in capiz, derived from the windowpane oyster.
He notes how the shell of the windowpane oyster has been used as glass substitute because of its translucence and durability.
Two papers have described ways to make armor from the abalone and the windowpane oyster, which will be outfitted bio-inspired armors, windshields or heat shields, Discovery News reported.