solen

Solen

So"len\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ??? channel, a shellfish.]

1. (Med.) A cradle, as for a broken limb. See Cradle, 6.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Any marine bivalve mollusk belonging to Solen or allied genera of the family Solenid[ae]; a razor shell.
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