from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of small spiral pteropods, common in the Arctic and Antarctic seas. It contributes to the food of the right whales.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as Limacea.
  • A subfamily of Helicidæ, restricted to the genus Limax: same as Limacinæ.
  • n. A genus of pteropods, typical of the family Limacinidæ. L. borealis is one of the animals which form brit or whale-food.


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