plural noun
Doc·​o·​glos·​sa | \ ˌdäkəˈgläsə, -lȯsə \

Definition of Docoglossa

: a suborder of Aspidiobranchia comprising primitive marine gastropods having a conical shell, paired nephridia and osphradia, a long radula, and no operculum and including the true limpets and certain related mollusks

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Other Words from Docoglossa

docoglossan \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗sən \ adjective
docoglossate \ -​sə̇t \ adjective

History and Etymology for Docoglossa

New Latin, from Greek dokos beam + New Latin -glossa

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“Docoglossa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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