noun hel·i·ci·na \ˌheləˈsīnə\

Definition of helicina

  1. 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. 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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