plural noun Si·pho·na·ri·idae \ˌsīfənəˈrīəˌdē\

Definition of Siphonariidae

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

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Origin and Etymology of siphonariidae

New Latin, from Siphonaria, type genus + -idae

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