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

Definition of Cerithiidae

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


\səˈrithēˌȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of cerithiidae

New Latin, from Cerithium, type genus + -idae

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to cast off or become cast off

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