plural noun
Tae·​nio·​glos·​sa | \ ˌtenēəˈgläsə, -lȯsə \

Definition of Taenioglossa

: a large suborder of Pectinibranchia comprising marine and freshwater gastropod mollusks in which the odontophore is long and narrow and usually bears seven teeth in each transverse row — compare heteropoda, platypoda

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Other Words from Taenioglossa

taenioglossate \ -​sə̇t , -​ˌsāt \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Taenioglossa

New Latin, from taen- + -glossa

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“Taenioglossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Taenioglossa. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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