Succinea

noun

Suc·​cin·​ea
(ˌ)səkˈsinēə
: a cosmopolitan genus (the type of a family Succineidae) of amphibious or terrestrial pulmonate snails

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, feminine of Latin succineus of amber, from succinum amber; from the color of the shell

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“Succinea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Succinea. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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