Siliquaria

noun
Sil·​i·​qua·​ria | \ˌsiləˈkwa(a)rēə\

Definition of Siliquaria 

: a genus of worm shells (family Vermetidae) sometimes placed in a separate family and comprising forms that differ from those of the genus Vermetus in having a continuous slit or row of clefts or pores throughout the whorls of the shell

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History and Etymology for Siliquaria

New Latin, from Latin siliqua pod, husk + New Latin -aria

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