Rachiglossa

plural noun Ra·chi·glos·sa \ˌrākēˈgläsə\

Definition of Rachiglossa

  1. :  a division of Stenoglossa (order Pectinibranchia) comprising marine mostly carnivorous gastropods having typically a long retractile proboscis, a distinct siphon, and the radula with three or one longitudinal series of teeth of which each may bear many cusps and including many of the large ornamental shells (as the miter shells, murices, olive shells, volutes, and whelks)

rachiglossate

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of rachiglossa

New Latin, from rachi- + -glossa


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