2 new latin from latin a tuft of long tough filaments by which some bivalve mollusks such as mussels adhere to a surface. Other articles where byssus is discussed ark shell barbatia live attached by a byssus a tuft of horny threads secreted by a gland on the foot in rock and coral crevices other species particularly of the genus anadara live shallowly buried in sands and silts some species such as the western african anadara senilis and the southeast asian. Byssus definition a collection of silky filaments by which certain mollusks attach themselves to rocks see more
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