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 tentacles. It includes Dentalium, or the tooth shells, and other similar shells. Called also {Prosopocephala}, and {Solenoconcha}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Solenoconcha — So*le no*con cha, n. pl. [NL. See {Solen}, and {Conch}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Scaphopoda}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solenoconcha — so·leno·concha …   English syllables

  • solenoconcha — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • mollusk — molluskan, molluscan /meuh lus keuhn/, adj., n. mollusklike, adj. /mol euhsk/, n. any invertebrate of the phylum Mollusca, typically having a calcareous shell of one, two, or more pieces that wholly or partly enclose the soft, unsegmented body,… …   Universalium

  • solénoconques — [sɔlenɔkɔ̃k] n. m. pl. ÉTYM. Av. 1892, in Dict. des Dict.; lat. sc. solenoconcha, de soleno « tube, canal », et concha « coquille ». ❖ ♦ Zool. Ordre unique de mollusques compris dans la classe des Scaphopodes. Au sing. || Un solénoconque. REM. S… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kahnfüßer — Kahn|fü|ßer 〈m. 3; Zool.〉 Angehöriger einer Klasse der Konchiforen mit langgestrecktem Körper in elefantenzahnähnlicher Schale: Scaphopoda, Solenoconcha; Sy Elefantenzahn, Zahnschnecke * * * Kahnfüßer,   die Grabfüßer (Weichtiere).   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • σωληνόκογχα — τα, Ν ζωολ. κατηγορία μαλακίων. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. solenoconcha (< σωλήν, ῆνος + κόγχη)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • solenoconchae — see solenoconcha …   Useful english dictionary

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