Ancylidae

plural noun An·cyl·i·dae \aŋˈkiləˌdē, anˈsi-\

Definition of Ancylidae

  1. :  a cosmopolitan family of small thin-shelled conical pulmonate snails related to the Planorbidae — compare freshwater limpet

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Origin and Etymology of ancylidae

New Latin, from Ancylus, type genus + -idae


First Known Use: 1865


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