Tonna

noun
Ton·​na | \ ˈtänə \

Definition of Tonna

: a genus of large marine gastropods (family Tonnidae) lacking varix and operculum and having the body whorl greatly enlarged and the aperture very wide

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History and Etymology for Tonna

New Latin, from Medieval Latin tunna, tonna barrel, tun

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“Tonna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tonna. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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