plural noun

: 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
adjective or noun

Word History


New Latin, from taen- + -glossa

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“Taenioglossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Taenioglossa. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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