neritid
neritid eritid n. An operculate seasnail of coastal waters with a short spiral shell.

Syn: neritid gastropod. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • neritid — noun operculate seasnail of coastal waters with a short spiral shell • Syn: ↑neritid gastropod • Hypernyms: ↑seasnail • Hyponyms: ↑nerita, ↑bleeding tooth, ↑Nerita peloronta, ↑neriti …   Useful english dictionary

  • neritid — ne·ritid …   English syllables

  • neritid gastropod — noun operculate seasnail of coastal waters with a short spiral shell • Syn: ↑neritid • Hypernyms: ↑seasnail • Hyponyms: ↑nerita, ↑bleeding tooth, ↑Nerita peloronta, ↑neritina …   Useful english dictionary

  • nerita — noun a neritid gastropod having a short smooth or spirally ridged shell with thick usually toothed outer lip and toothed operculum • Hypernyms: ↑neritid, ↑neritid gastropod • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nerita …   Useful english dictionary

  • Newcomb's snail — Drawing of Erinna newcombi. Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Nerita — A live Nerita tessellata on a rock in Guadeloupe Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • bleeding tooth — noun gastropod having reddish toothlike projections around the shell opening; of the Caribbean area • Syn: ↑Nerita peloronta • Hypernyms: ↑neritid, ↑neritid gastropod • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nerita * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Neritidae — noun neritids • Syn: ↑Neritidae • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gastropoda, ↑class Gastropoda, ↑Gasteropoda, ↑class Gasteropoda …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nerita peloronta — noun gastropod having reddish toothlike projections around the shell opening; of the Caribbean area • Syn: ↑bleeding tooth • Hypernyms: ↑neritid, ↑neritid gastropod • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nerita …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neritidae — noun neritids • Syn: ↑family Neritidae • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gastropoda, ↑class Gastropoda, ↑Gasteropoda, ↑class Gasteropoda …   Useful english dictionary

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