plural noun Buc·cin·i·dae \ˌbəkˈsinəˌdē\

Definition of Buccinidae

  1. :  a family of marine gastropod mollusks (sub-order Stenoglossa) — see whelk

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Origin and Etymology of buccinidae

New Latin, from Buccinum, type genus + -idae

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