Cancellariidae

plural noun

Can·​cel·​la·​ri·​idae
(ˌ)kanˌseləˈrīəˌdē
: a family of herbivorous marine snails (order Pectinibranchia) having nonoperculate oval shells strongly sculptured with axial ribs and spiral ridges forming a latticelike pattern see cancellaria

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Cancellaria, type genus + -idae

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“Cancellariidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cancellariidae. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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