noun Can·cel·lar·ia \ˌkan(t)səˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of Cancellaria

  1. :  the type genus of Cancellariidae comprising the nutmeg shells that are nearly cosmopolitan in warm seas

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Origin and Etymology of cancellaria

New Latin, from Latin cancelli bars, lattice + New Latin -aria — more at cancel

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