mussel means: Bivalve Mollusks with global distribution. You can choose from salt or freshwater versions. Because the shell is thin, there’s more meat than clams and oysters of similar weight. Yellow meat is sweet and mild in flavor. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does mussel mean?

  • Bivalve Mollusks have a very thin shell. It can be from yellowish brown to bright green, and it has a range of colors. It has a creamy, tan texture and a mild sweet taste. You can cook mushrooms in many ways, including steaming or frying them, baking, and even using them as an ingredient for dishes like paella. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Any marine bivalve Mollusk that attaches to intertidal surfaces with byssal threads. Mytilus edulis, A blue-black North Atlantic Ocean species, commercially raised for food. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • One of many freshwater bivalve Mollusks in the Unionoida order that burrows in the sand and mud of streams, rivers, or ponds. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • One of many bivalve mollusks similar to the Zebra Mussel. (in Merlin Dictionary)