Cerithiidae

plural noun
Cer·i·thi·idae | \ˌserəˈthīəˌdē\

Definition of Cerithiidae 

: a family of slender elongated spirally coiled gastropod mollusks (order Pectinibranchia) comprising the horn shells of fresh and brackish waters

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Other Words from Cerithiidae

cerithioid \səˈrithēˌȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cerithiidae

New Latin, from Cerithium, type genus + -idae

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