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  • adj. Resembling the genus Buccinum.
  • adj. Relating to the Buccinidae, a family of marine univalve shells.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling the genus Buccinum, or pertaining to the Buccinidæ, a family of marine univalve shells. See whelk, and prosobranchiata.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling mollusks of the genus Buccinum; shaped like a whelk.
  • n. A member of the family Buccinidæ.

Etymologies

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Buccinum +‎ -oid

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