Cancellaria

noun

Can·​cel·​lar·​ia
ˌkan(t)səˈla(a)rēə
: the type genus of Cancellariidae comprising the nutmeg shells that are nearly cosmopolitan in warm seas

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin cancelli bars, lattice + New Latin -aria

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“Cancellaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cancellaria. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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