Ancylus

noun
An·​cy·​lus | \ ˈaŋkə̇ləs, -kē-, ˈansəl- \

Definition of Ancylus

: the type genus of Ancylidae

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First Known Use of Ancylus

1817, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ancylus

New Latin, from Greek ankylos curved

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“Ancylus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ancylus. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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