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French Meaning of Byssus

Byssus - Definition

(n.) A cloth of exceedingly fine texture, used by the ancients. It is disputed whether it was of cotton, linen, or silk.

(n.) A tuft of long, tough filaments which are formed in a groove of the foot, and issue from between the valves of certain bivalve mollusks, as the Pinna and Mytilus, by which they attach themselves to rocks, etc.

(n.) An obsolete name for certain fungi composed of slender threads.

(n.) Asbestus.

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Byssus - Word Type

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Byssus - Example Sentence

    What is Verb?

    A form-class word that names an action, process, event, or state; that can always take both -s and -ing endings; and that can be signaled by auxiliary verbs: It goes; She is going; We should go.

    What is Adjective?

    A form-class word that functions as a noun modifier. Adjectives can be made comparative and superlative (tall, taller, tallest) and can be qualified or intensified.

    What is Noun?

    A form-class word that can usually be made plural or possessive, as in boy, boys, boy's. Nouns fill the headword slot in noun phrases (my old California home); they can also serve as adjectival (the home team) and adverbials (They went home).

    What is Adverb?

    A form-class word that generally modifies a verb, as in I will be going soon. Adverbs can also modify the sentence as a whole, as in Unfortunately, I was out when you phoned. Some adverbs can be compared (more quickly) or intensified (very quickly), their position in the sentence is often flexible (I will soon be going; Soon I will be going).

    What is Pronoun?

    A word that substitutes for a nominal as in Sam tried to stop laughing, but he couldn't do i.t. Types of pronouns include demonstrative pronouns (this, these, that, those), personal pronouns (I, me, it, you, etc.), indefinite pronouns (every, everyone, many, any, etc.), relative pronouns (who, that, which), and reflexive pronouns (myself, yourself, himself, etc.).

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