Limidae

plural noun
Lim·i·dae | \ˈliməˌdē\

Definition of Limidae 

: a family of mollusks comprising the file shells and belonging to the suborder Pectinacea

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History and Etymology for Limidae

New Latin, from Lima, type genus + -idae

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Dictionary Entries near Limidae

Limicolae

limicoline

limicolous

Limidae

liminal

liminary

liminess

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