Definition of velutina
1 capitalized : a genus of marine gastropods related to the moon shells but having a shell with few whorls and a thick periostracum
2 plural -s : any member of the genus Velutina
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of velutina
New Latin, from feminine of velutinus velutinous
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up velutina? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).