anomia


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Anomia \A*no"mi*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? irregular; 'a priv. +
   no'mos law.] (Zool.)
   A genus of bivalve shells, allied to the oyster, so called
   from their unequal valves, of which the lower is perforated
   for attachment.
   [1913 Webster]
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