noun Ap·or·rha·is \ˌapəˈrāə̇s\

Definition of Aporrhais

  1. :  a genus of small solid long-spired marine snails related to Strombus but having the foot broad and flat


\-āˌȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of aporrhais

New Latin, from Greek, a shellfish (perhaps a species of Aporrhais)

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