tellina

tellina
\\tə̇ˈlīnə, -lēnə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek tellinē, a shellfish
1. capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Tellinidae) of marine bivalve mollusks having the siphons long and separate, the foot and labial palpi very large, and the shell thin, delicate, and often showily colored
2. -s : any mollusk of the genus Tellina : sunset shell

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  • Tellina — Tellina …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tellina — Tel*li na, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a kind of shellfish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine bivalve mollusks having thin, delicate, and often handsomely colored shells. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tellīna — Tellīna, s. Tellmuschel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • tellina — (Del gr. τελλίνη). f. telina …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Tellina — Taxobox name = Tellina image caption = Tellina fabula regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Bivalvia ordo = Veneroida familia = Tellinidae genus = Tellina genus authority = Linnaeus, 1758 subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See text …   Wikipedia

  • Tellina — listeri …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tellina —   Tellina T …   Wikipedia Español

  • tellina — telina o tellina (del gr. «tellínē») f. Cualquier *molusco lamelibranquio del género Tellina, del tamaño de una almeja y con conchas de colores brillantes; la Tellina incarnata es abundante en las costas españolas. * * * tellina. (Del gr.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • tellina — tel·lì·na s.f. 1. CO piccolo mollusco dalla conchiglia approssimativamente triangolare, di colore verde oliva, giallastro o violaceo, con sottili striature concentriche, molto ricercato per alcune specialità gastronomiche: zuppa di telline,… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Tellina tenuis — Tellina tenuis …   Wikipédia en Français

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