Scaphander

noun
Sca·​phan·​der | \ skəˈfandə(r) \

Definition of Scaphander

: a genus (the type of the family Scaphandridae) of gastropods having an external ovoid shell with a concealed spire

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History and Etymology for Scaphander

New Latin Scaphandr-, Scaphander, from scaph- + -ander

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“Scaphander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scaphander. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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