Definitions

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  • n. Any of the genus Carinaria of oceanic heteropod molluscs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of oceanic heteropod Mollusca, having a thin, glassy, bonnet-shaped shell, which covers only the nucleus and gills.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of nucleobranchiate molluscous animals, of the order Heteropoda, referable to the family Firolidæ, or Pterotracheidæ, or made the type of a family Carinariidæ.

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

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  • Mmm. I could go for some carinaria in a marinara sauce.

    November 11, 2009