from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to the Melaniidæ, or having their characters.
- noun A member of the family Melaniidæ.
- In anthropology, used as the equivalent of
Negritoand also of Negroid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of a family of fresh-water pectinibranchiate mollusks, having a turret-shaped shell.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun zoology One of a
familyof freshwater pectinibranchiate molluskswith a turret-shaped shell.
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