Definition of helicina
1 capitalized : a genus of operculate land snails (suborder Rhipidoglossa) that occur chiefly in warm regions and are distinguished by a short-spired shell, a single auricle, and a pulmonary chamber replacing the gill
2 plural -s : any mollusk shell of the genus Helicina
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Origin and Etymology of helicina
New Latin, from helic- + -ina
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