ranella

noun ra·nel·la \rəˈnelə\

Definition of ranella

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of marine snails related to Triton having a thick shell usually with two lateral varices continuous over all the whorls

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

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Origin and Etymology of ranella

New Latin, from Latin rana frog + New Latin -ella — more at rana


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