Columbellidae

plural noun Col·um·bel·li·dae \ ˌkäləmˈbeləˌdē \

Definition of Columbellidae

: a family (order Pectinibranchia) of marine gastropods comprising the dove shells some of which were formerly used as ornaments or as money

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Origin and Etymology of columbellidae

New Latin, from Columbella, type genus + -idae


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