Umbracula

noun Um·brac·u·la \ˌəmˈbrakyələ\

Definition of Umbracula

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Umbraculidae) of gastropod mollusks comprising the typical umbrella shells

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Origin and Etymology of umbracula

New Latin, from Latin umbraculum parasol, umbrella, from umbrare to shade


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