Byssal refers to one or more fibres that are secreted from a gland in juvenile mussels. These fibres attach themselves to a substrate such as large sand grains, thereby preventing the current from sweeping them away. Byssal is a common misspelling for abyssal.
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NOUN [PLURAL BYS·SUS·ES, BYS·SI]
Zoology a collection of silky filaments by which certain mollusks attach themselves to rocks.
an ancient cloth, thought to be of linen, cotton, or silk.
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