Turritidae

plural noun
Tur·rit·i·dae | \ (ˌ)təˈritəˌdē \

Definition of Turritidae 

: a large and widely distributed family of marine gastropod mollusks (suborder Stenoglossa) — see turris

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History and Etymology for Turritidae

New Latin, irregular from Turris, type genus + -idae

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Turris

turritella

turritid

Turritidae

turrum

turs

turse

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