Carinaria

noun Car·i·nar·ia \ˌkarəˈna(a)rēə\

Definition of Carinaria

  1. :  a genus of oceanic heteropod mollusks having a thin glassy bonnet-shaped shell covering only the nucleus and gills

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Origin and Etymology of carinaria

New Latin, from Latin carina + New Latin -aria; from the shape of the shell


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