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bivalve

Part of speech: Noun

A shellfish whose shell is composed of two parts or valves, connected by a ligament or hinge, and opened or closed by muscles, as the oyster or mussel.

Part of speech: Adjective

Having two valves or shells united by a soft hinge.

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