Amphibola

noun
Am·​phib·​o·​la | \ amˈfibələ \

Definition of Amphibola

: a genus of marine snails common in New Zealand having a rough turbinate shell and being unique among Pulmonata in possessing a well-developed operculum

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First Known Use of Amphibola

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amphibola

New Latin, from Late Latin, feminine of amphibolus

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“Amphibola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amphibola. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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