Euglandina

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

Definition of Euglandina

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of euglandina

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


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