how to pronounce bivalve


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bivalve is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of bivalve in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… like bivalve mollux like clams are …”

meanings of bivalve


  1. A pericarp in which the seed case opens or splits into two parts or valves.
  2. Any mollusc belonging to the taxonomic class Bivalvia, characterized by a shell consisting of two hinged sections, such as a scallop, clam, mussel or oyster.

bivalve frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bivalve occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bivalve can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bivalve can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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