heart shell


any of numerous bivalve mollusks, especially of the families Cardiidae and Carditidae, having a heart-shaped shell.
the shell itself.

Nearby words

  1. heart of the matter,
  2. heart on one's sleeve,
  3. heart rate,
  4. heart river,
  5. heart sac,
  6. heart sinks, one's,
  7. heart sound,
  8. heart stands still,
  9. heart starter,
  10. heart tamponade

Origin of heart shell

First recorded in 1745–55

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