Pyrula
Pyrula Pyr"u*la, n. [NL., fr. L. pyrus a pear.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of large marine gastropods having a pear-shaped shell. It includes the fig-shells. See Illust. in Appendix. [1913 Webster]

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  • pyrula — pyr·u·la …   English syllables

  • pyrula — ˈpir(y)ələ Etymology: New Latin, from Latin pyrum, pirum pear + ula ule synonym of ficus …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ПИРУЛИТЫ — (ново лат. pyrula). Окаменелые слизняки, имеющие форму винных ягод. Словарь иностранных слов, вошедших в состав русского языка. Чудинов А.Н., 1910. ПИРУЛИТЫ новолатинск. pyrula. Окаменелые раковины, имеющие форму винных ягод. Объяснение 25000… …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

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  • pyruline — pyruline, a. Zool. (ˈpɪrjʊlaɪn) [f. mod.L. Pyrula, generic name (f. L. pirum, pyrum pear) + ine1.] Related to the gastropod genus Pyrula or subfamily Pyrulinæ, having a pear shaped shell, the pear shells or fig shells. So ˈpyrulid n., a gastropod …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fig-shell — n. (Zo[ o]l.) A marine univalve shell of the genus {Pyrula}, or {Ficula}, resembling a fig in form …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pear — (p[^a]r), n. [OE. pere, AS. peru, L. pirum: cf. F. poire. Cf. {Perry}.] (Bot.) The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree ({Pyrus communis}), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit. See {Pear …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pear blight — Pear Pear (p[^a]r), n. [OE. pere, AS. peru, L. pirum: cf. F. poire. Cf. {Perry}.] (Bot.) The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree ({Pyrus communis}), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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