Epitoniidae

plural noun Ep·i·to·ni·idae \ˌepətəˈnīəˌdē\

Definition of Epitoniidae

  1. :  a family of marine gastropod mollusks (suborder Taenioglossa) having an elongated conical shell with many whorls and elevated ribs, a horny operculum, and a short siphon and including the wentletraps

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Origin and Etymology of epitoniidae

New Latin, from Epitonium, type genus + -idae


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