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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Pl. peltaria (-ä). In conchology, a fossil body of oval or subcircular concavo-convex form, found in Jurassic strata, supposed to be the operculum of a shell of the genus Neritopsis. Encyc. Dict.
  • n. [capitalized] A genus of crustaceans.

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