Pectinibranch
Pectinibranch Pec*tin"i*branch, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Pectinibranchiata. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster]

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  • Littorina — Lit to*ri na, n. [NL. See {Littoral}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of small pectinibranch mollusks, having thick spiral shells, abundant between tides on nearly all rocky seacoasts. They feed on seaweeds. The common periwinkle is a well known example. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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