Bullidae

plural noun
Bul·​li·​dae | \ ˈbu̇ləˌdē \

Definition of Bullidae

: a family of gastropod mollusks (order Opisthobranchia) including a number of typical bubble shells

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History and Etymology for Bullidae

New Latin, from Bulla, type genus (from Latin, bubble) + -idae (head)

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“Bullidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bullidae. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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