velutina

noun
vel·​u·​ti·​na | \ ˌveləˈtīnə \

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

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History and Etymology for velutina

New Latin, from feminine of velutinus velutinous

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“Velutina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/velutina. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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