plural noun
El·​lo·​bi·​idae | \ ˌeləˈbīəˌdē\

Definition of Ellobiidae

: a family of pulmonate snails that have a conoidal shell with a strongly toothed ear-shaped aperture and that are widely distributed in salt marshes chiefly along tropical and subtropical shores

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History and Etymology for Ellobiidae

New Latin, from Ellobium, type genus + -idae

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