plural noun

in some classifications
: a division of Opisthobranchia including sea slugs (family Elysiidae) that are usually placed in the suborder Nudibranchia

Word History


New Latin, from saco- (from Greek sakos shield) + -glossa; akin to Sanskrit tvak skin, hide

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“Sacoglossa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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