plural noun

: a family of littoral gastropod mollusks (order Opisthobranchia) that cling to rocks along seacoasts, resemble limpets, and have both gills and a pulmonary sac

Word History


New Latin, from Siphonaria, type genus + -idae

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“Siphonariidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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