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 Negrito and 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 family of freshwater pectinibranchiate mollusks with a turret-shaped shell.


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