Neopilina

noun
Neo·​pilina | \ ¦nē(ˌ)ō+ \

Definition of Neopilina

: a genus of primitive segmented mollusks that have conical shells, are believed to have existed from the Cambrian on, and are of uncertain systematic position often being isolated in a distinct class

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History and Etymology for Neopilina

New Latin, from ne- + Pilina, genus of mollusks

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“Neopilina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Neopilina. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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