Definition of Rhipidoglossa
: a suborder of Aspidobranchia that comprises gastropod mollusks (as the abalones, the top shells, and the keyhole limpets) having a long radula with teeth that are long and hooklike in each transverse row and with indefinitely numerous marginal teeth becoming smaller toward the edges — see helicina
rhipidoglossate\-sə̇t, -ˌsāt\ adjective
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Origin and Etymology of rhipidoglossa
New Latin, from rhipid- + -glossa
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