Nassariidae

plural noun Nas·sa·ri·idae \ˌnasəˈrīəˌdē\

Definition of Nassariidae

  1. :  a large family of widely distributed marine snails (suborder Stenoglossa) having a long broad foot, long siphon, and a heavy usually sculptured shell and including numerous basket shells

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Origin and Etymology of nassariidae

New Latin, from Nassarius, type genus + -idae


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