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

Definition of Scissurella

  1. :  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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a brief usually trivial fact

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