Hippeutis

noun

Hip·​peu·​tis
hiˈpyütə̇s
: a genus of freshwater snails (family Planorbidae) that are occasionally the intermediate hosts of some medically important flukes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, probably from Greek hippeutēs horseman, from hippos horse

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“Hippeutis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hippeutis. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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