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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“Siliquaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Siliquaria. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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