One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of various bivalve molluscs, chiefly members of the superfamily Cardioidea, the two shell valves of which together form the shape of a heart.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Hill (bap. 1714, d. 1775), physician and actor.
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