plural noun
He·​lic·​i·​dae | \ hə̇ˈlisəˌdē\

Definition of Helicidae

: a family of pulmonate land snails (suborder Stylommatophora) including the common edible snail and a number of pests — see helix

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History and Etymology for Helicidae

New Latin, from Helic-, Helix, type genus + -idae

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