Last modified on 7 March 2015, at 19:58

蟶貝

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
まて
Hyōgaiji
かい > がい
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

蟶貝 (hiragana まてがい, katakana マテガイ, romaji mategai, historical hiragana まてがひ)

  1. alternative form of マテガイ a razor clam, more specifically Gould's razor shell: Solen strictus.

Usage notesEdit

Like many terms used in biology, this term is commonly written in katakana.