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dreissena


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dreissena  \Dreis"se*na\,  n.  [NL.  Named  after  Dreyssen  a  Belgian 
  physician.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  bivalve  shells  of  which  one  species  ({D. 
  polymorpha})  is  often  so  abundant  as  to  be  very  troublesome 
  in  the  fresh  waters  of  Europe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Dreissena 
  n  :  zebra  mussels  [syn:  {Dreissena},  {genus  Dreissena}] 




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