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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Origin and Etymology of velutina

New Latin, from feminine of velutinus velutinous


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