Succinea

noun
Suc·​cin·​ea | \ (ˌ)səkˈsinēə \

Definition of Succinea

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

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History and Etymology for Succinea

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 31 May. 2020.

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