buccinum

buccinum
\\ˈbəksənəm\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin buccinum, bucinum trumpet, a shellfish, from buccina, bucina trumpet
: a genus (the type of the family Buccinidae) of marine gastropod mollusks comprising the typical whelks

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  • Buccinum — Buccinum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • BUCCINUM — conchylii genus, unum e tribus, e quibus purpura olim eliciebatur. Plin. l. 9. c. 40. Pretia medicamentô sunt quidem pro fertilitate littorum viliora: non tamen usquam Pelagii centenas libras qumgentos nummos excedere, et buccini centenos sciant …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Buccinum — Buc ci*num, prop. n. [L., a trumpet, a trumpet shell.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large univalve mollusks abundant in the arctic seas. It includes the common whelk ({Buccinum undatum}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buccĭnum — Buccĭnum, s. Kinkhorn …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Buccinum — Buccinum, s. Wellhornschnecke …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Buccinum — Taxobox name = Buccinum image caption = Buccinum undatum regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Sorbeoconcha familia = Buccinidae genus = Buccinum genus authority = Linnaeus, 1758 subdivision ranks = Species subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • Buccinum — undatum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • buccinum — buc·ci·num …   English syllables

  • Buccinum Undatum — Buccin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Buccinum undatum — Buccin …   Wikipédia en Français

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