from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A division of Gastropoda, including those that have a comblike gill upon the neck.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Cuvier's classification, the sixth order of gastropods, divided into three families, Trochoides, Capuloides, and Buccinoides.
- An order of prosobranchiate gastropods, having comb-like gills formed of one (rarely two) longitudinal series of laminæ on the left side of the mantle over the back of the neck.
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