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Definition: river mussel
, n. [See Muscle
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of many species of marine bivalve
shells of the genus Mytilus
, and related genera, of the
. The common mussel (Mytilus edulis
see Illust. under Byssus
), and the larger, or horse,
mussel (Modiola modiolus
), inhabiting the shores both of
Europe and America, are edible. The former is extensively
used as food in Europe.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of Unio
related fresh-water genera; -- called also river mussel
, and Unio
(Zo["o]l.), the grayback whale. See Gray whale
, under Gray