plural noun
La·​cu·​ni·​dae | \ -nəˌdē \

Definition of Lacunidae

: a cosmopolitan family of marine gastropods (suborder Taenioglossa) that comprise the chinks and are characterized by a conical umbilicate shell with a slit leading to the umbilicus

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History and Etymology for Lacunidae

New Latin, from Lacuna, type genus + -idae

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“Lacunidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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