Pupillidae

plural noun Pu·pil·li·dae \ pyüˈpiləˌdē \

Definition of Pupillidae

: a large family of usually small pulmonate land snails having a long spiral often somewhat cylindrical shell generally with a narrowed and more or less toothed aperture — compare pupa shell

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Origin and Etymology of pupillidae

New Latin, from Pupilla, type genus (from diminutive of pupa) + -idae


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