Euglandina

noun
Eu·​glan·​di·​na | \ ˌyüˌglanˈdīnə, -dēnə \

Definition of Euglandina

: a genus of land snails (family Oleacinidae) found especially in the southern U.S. and in Mexico that are largely carnivorous in habits

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History and Etymology for Euglandina

New Latin, from eu- + Glandina genus of snails, from Latin gland-, glans acorn + New Latin -ina

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“Euglandina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Euglandina. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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