Pleurocera

noun
Pleu·​roc·​era | \ plu̇ˈräsərə \

Definition of Pleurocera

: a large genus of American freshwater snails (suborder Taenioglossa) having the mantle edge entire and the copulatory organ not developed — compare thiara

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Other Words from Pleurocera

pleuroceroid \ -​səˌrȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pleurocera

New Latin, from pleur- + -cera

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“Pleurocera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pleurocera. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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