Scissurella

noun Scis·su·rel·la \ ˌsizhəˈrelə , -ish- \

Definition of Scissurella

:a genus of small marine snails (suborder Rhipidoglossa) having several long ciliated tentacles on each side of the body and a small spiral shell the last whorl of which has a broad fissure or sinus

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Origin and Etymology of scissurella

New Latin, from Latin scissura scissure + -ella


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