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The common name for the byssus, or silky hairlike filaments that bivalves (such as oysters and mussels) use to attach themselves to rocks, piers, and so on.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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