Definition of Pholades

1. Noun. (plural of pholas) ¹



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Definition of Pholades

1. pholas [n] - See also: pholas

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pholades

phoenicochroites
phoenicopterus
phoenix
phoenix tree
phoenixes
phoenixlike
phoetal
phoeti
phoetus
phoetuses
phogrin
phoh
phohs
pholad
pholadean
pholades (current term)
pholads
pholas
pholcodine
pholedrine
phomazarin
phon
phon-
phonable
phonacoscope
phonacoscopy
phonaemic
phonaemic regression
phonaestheme
phonaesthemes

Literary usage of Pholades

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1. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1853)
"The question of the perforation of rocks by pholades, which has been brought before the Academy of Sciences, has given rise to a claim of priority put ..."

2. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1829)
"But what is very extraordinary, pholades had pierced those parts of the marble ... pholades. These marine molluscs are very common in the European seas; ..."

3. The Universe: Or, The Infinitely Great and the Infinitely Little by Félix-Archimède Pouchet (1884)
"... pholades in their holes—Pholas .1,„• at,,.. order to find in their depths the molluscs, which they sell to the fishermen. When, after overcoming the ..."

4. Natural History of Birds, Fish, Insects and Reptiles. Embellished with by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon (1793)
"... u were penetrated by the pholades; and there ** can be no doubt of the animals having pierced " into them fince their erection,. for no work- " men ..."

5. The Sea and Its Living Wonders by Georg Hartwig (1892)
"Luminous pholades.— The luminous Shark.—Phosphorescent Algae.—Citations from Byron, Coleridge, and Crabbe. HE who still lingers on the shore after the ..."

6. The animal creation: A Popular Introduction to Zoology by Thomas Rymer Jones (1865)
"... new surface exposed by the destruction of the perforated part, there is not much danger to be apprehended from them. The pholades* are likewise borers. ..."

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