a small striped freshwater mussel from NE Europe, Dreissena polymorpha: introduced to the Great Lakes in the 1980s and deleteriously affecting water pipes, other fauna, etc.
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Barley sniffs his way around the boat, while Fratt tells the family about zebra mussels.
British Dictionary definitions for zebra mussel
Canadian a small striped variety of mussel
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