noun Suc·cin·ea \(ˌ)səkˈsinēə\

Definition of Succinea

  1. :  a cosmopolitan genus (the type of a family Succineidae) of amphibious or terrestrial pulmonate snails

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Origin and Etymology of succinea

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

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