turritid

adjective
tur·​ri·​tid | \ ˈtərətə̇d \
variants: or less commonly turrid \ ˈtərə̇d \

Definition of turritid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Turritidae

turritid

noun
\ " \
variants: or less commonly turrid \ " \
plural -s

Definition of turritid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mollusk of the family Turritidae

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History and Etymology for turritid

Adjective

New Latin Turridae & Turritidae

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“Turritid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turritid. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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