Definition of Genus ensis

1. Noun. Razor clams.

Exact synonyms: Ensis
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Solenidae, Solenidae
Member holonyms: Jackknife Clam, Knife-handle, Razor Clam



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ensis

genus Elymus
genus Emberiza
genus Embothrium
genus Emilia
genus Emmanthe
genus Empetrum
genus Encelia
genus Enceliopsis
genus Encephalartos
genus Encyclia
genus Endamoeba
genus Engelmannia
genus Engraulis
genus Enhydra
genus Ensete
genus Ensis
genus Entandrophragma
genus Entelea
genus Enterobius
genus Enterolobium
genus Entoloma
genus Entomophthora
genus Eoraptor
genus Epacris
genus Ephedra
genus Ephestia
genus Ephippiorhynchus
genus Epidendrum
genus Epigaea
genus Epilachna

Literary usage of Genus ensis

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1. A Conchological Manual by George Brettingham Sowerby (1846)
"Sw. A genus consisting of SOLEN ensis, Auct. fig. 60, and other species similarly curved. Genus ENSIS, Schum. ENSIS. Schum. ..."

2. The Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to Their Organization by Henry Adams, Arthur Adams (1858)
"Genus ENSIS, Schumacher. Siphons separate, short. Shell transversely greatly elongated, gaping and rounded at each end, beaks anterior. ..."

3. The Shell Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Families of Living by Julia Ellen Rogers (1908)
"Genus ENSIS, Schum. Shell elongated, transverse, curved or straight, gaping and squarish at ends; siphons short, divided; hinge teeth two and three at upper ..."

4. American Journal of Conchology by George Washington Tryon, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Conchological Section (1867)
"Ex. pl. 33, f. 6. Obtained at Singapore. genus ensis, Schumacker. Ess. 143, 1817. 1. E. Americanus, Beck. lI. and A. Adams, Gm. of Shells, ii. 342, 1858. 2. ..."

5. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"West American razor-clams of the genus Ensis. San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist., Trans., vol. 11, No. 15, pp. 393-404, 1 pl. 1953b. Notices of new West American ..."

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