nucula

noun nu·cu·la \ˈn(y)ükyələ\

Definition of nucula

  1. 1 capitalized :  the type genus of Nuculidae

  2. 2 plural -s a :  a mollusk of the genus Nucula b :  a nut shell or beaked cockle

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Origin and Etymology of nucula

New Latin, from Latin, nutlet, from nuc-, nux nut + -ula -ule


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