bleeding tooth


: a marine gastropod mollusk (Nerita peloronta) of the Caribbean area having projections resembling teeth reddish about the base on the inner wall of the aperture
also : any of several related mollusks some of which lack the colored projections

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“Bleeding tooth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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