Prosopocephala
Prosopocephala Pros`o*po*ceph`a*la, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. pro`swpon face, appearance + ? head.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Scaphopoda}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prosopocephala — Scaphopoda Sca*phop o*da, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ska fh a boat + poda.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class of marine cephalate Mollusca having a tubular shell open at both ends, a pointed or spadelike foot for burrowing, and many long, slender, prehensile oral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scaphopoda — Sca*phop o*da, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ska fh a boat + poda.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class of marine cephalate Mollusca having a tubular shell open at both ends, a pointed or spadelike foot for burrowing, and many long, slender, prehensile oral tentacles. It …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solenoconcha — Scaphopoda Sca*phop o*da, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ska fh a boat + poda.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class of marine cephalate Mollusca having a tubular shell open at both ends, a pointed or spadelike foot for burrowing, and many long, slender, prehensile oral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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