from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of Nrticidæ, containing some 200 species, and subdivided into numerous subgenera.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of marine gastropods belonging to Natica, Lunatia, Neverita, and other allied genera (family Naticidæ.) They burrow beneath the sand, or mud, and drill other shells.


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