noun tro·phon \ˈtrōˌfän\

Definition of trophon



  1. :  any of numerous small gastropod mollusks (family Muricidae) having the shell heavily sculptured and broadened by winglike varices

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Origin and Etymology of trophon

New Latin, perhaps from Late Greek trophos plaster, from trophos feeder — more at atrophy

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to criticize severely

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