Neritidae

Neritidae
noun
neritids
Syn: ↑family Neritidae
Hypernyms: ↑mollusk family
Member Holonyms: ↑Gastropoda, ↑class Gastropoda, ↑Gasteropoda, ↑class Gasteropoda
Member Meronyms: ↑neritid, ↑neritid gastropod, ↑genus Nerita, ↑genus Neritina

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\\nə̇ˈrid.əˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Nerita, type genus + -idae
: a family of operculate snails (suborder Rhipidoglossa) with turbinate shells having the aperture shaped like a half-moon and a columella resembling a shelf — see nerita, neritina

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