neritina

noun ner·i·ti·na \ˌnerəˈtīnə, -tēnə\

Definition of neritina

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of ornately marked and brightly colored snails (family Neritidae) chiefly inhabiting fresh and brackish waters

  2. 2 plural -s :  any snail of the genus Neritina

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Origin and Etymology of neritina

New Latin, from Latin nerita sea snail + New Latin -ina


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