Aporrhais

noun
Ap·​or·​rha·​is | \ ˌapəˈrāə̇s \

Definition of Aporrhais

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

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Other Words from Aporrhais

aporrhaoid \ -​āˌȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Aporrhais

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

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“Aporrhais.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aporrhais. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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