from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The typical genus of keyhole-limpets of the family Fissurellidæ. F. nodosa is an example.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A genus of marine gastropod mollusks, having a conical or limpetlike shell, with an opening at the apex; -- called also
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- noun zoology Any of the
genusFissurella of marine gastropod mollusks.
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- noun type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets
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From the genus name.
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