How To Spell mya?

Correct spelling: mya

What is the definition of mya?

  1. A genus of bivalve mollusks, including the common long, or soft-shelled, clam.

What does the abbreviation mya mean?

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  1. In the interval we must suppose repeated oscillations of level, during which land covered with trees, an estuary with its freshwater shells, and the sea with its Mya truncata and other mollusca still retaining their erect position, gained by turns the ascendency. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  2. Bennyyowlee, who, with his friends and supporters were encamped within a few yards of the other party, went up to Mugawit and ordered her to follow him to his Mya or bark hut; this she declined doing, and he immediately speared her in the thigh. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey