from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of mollusks used with widely varying limits
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun (Zoöl.) A genus of marine gastropods, mostly natives of warm climates.
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- noun a neritid gastropod having a short smooth or spirally ridged shell with thick usually toothed outer lip and toothed operculum
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Nearby Nerita (ph) and (INAUDIBLE) are planting a new variety of rice, a hybrid made in the science lab from two different types that delighted with the results.
On the north a shallow pit contained objects of carved ivory, while near the southeast was a collection of 36 Nerita shells from the Red Sea.
A number of shells  were found under the head of each skeleton, of the kind known to conchologists as the _Nerita littoralis_.
Nerita, with a perforation in each shell to admit of a string composed of vegetable fibres being passed through them.
«• 375« Nerita tc - fta ilibulata laevi, apcrtura anticc pofiiccque finuata.