Window oyster

Definition of Window oyster

(Zool.) a marine bivalve shell (Placuna placenta) native of the East Indies and China. Its valves are very broad, thin, and translucent, and are said to have been used formerly in place of glass.

See also: Window

Related Words

capiz, genus Placuna, oyster, Placuna, Placuna placenta, windowpane oyster
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