Pulmonifera
Pulmonifera \Pul`mo*nif"e*ra\, n. pl. [NL. See {Pulmoniferous}.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Pulmonata}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pulmonifera — pul·mo·nif·era …   English syllables

  • pulmonifera — I. ˌpəlməˈnif(ə)rə Etymology: New Latin, from pulmon + Latin fera (neuter plural of fer) synonym of pulmonata II. noun plural Usage: capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulmonifer — (ˌ) ̷ ̷ˈmänəfə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Pulmonifera : one of the Pulmonifera …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acmaea testudinalis — Limpet Lim pet (l[i^]m p[e^]t), n. [Prob. through French fr. L. lepas, adis, Gr. lepa s, a dos.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. In a general sense, any hatshaped, or conical, gastropod shell. [1913 Webster] 2. Any one of many species of marine shellfish of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Basommatophora — Ba*som ma*toph o*ra (b[.a]*s[o^]m m[.a]*t[o^]f [ o]*r[.a]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ba sis base + o mma eye + fe rein to bear.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of Pulmonifera having the eyes at the base of the tentacles, including the common pond snails. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Euthyneura — Eu thy*neu ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? straight + ? a nerve.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large division of gastropod molluske, including the Pulmonifera and Opisthobranchiata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helices — Helix He lix, n.; pl. L. {Helices}, E. {Helixes}. [L. helix, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to turn round; cf. L. volvere, and E. volute, voluble.] 1. (Geom.) A nonplane curve whose tangents are all equally inclined to a given plane. The common helix is the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helix — He lix, n.; pl. L. {Helices}, E. {Helixes}. [L. helix, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to turn round; cf. L. volvere, and E. volute, voluble.] 1. (Geom.) A nonplane curve whose tangents are all equally inclined to a given plane. The common helix is the curve… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helixes — Helix He lix, n.; pl. L. {Helices}, E. {Helixes}. [L. helix, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to turn round; cf. L. volvere, and E. volute, voluble.] 1. (Geom.) A nonplane curve whose tangents are all equally inclined to a given plane. The common helix is the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • House of bondage — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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