Lacunidae

plural noun

La·​cu·​ni·​dae
-nəˌdē
: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Lacuna, type genus + -idae

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“Lacunidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lacunidae. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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