Trochi
Trochus Tro"chus, n.; pl. {Trochi}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a wheel.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of marine univalve shells belonging to {Trochus} and many allied genera of the family {Trochid[ae]}. Some of the species are called also {topshells}. [1913 Webster]

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  • trochi — plural of trochus …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Trochiten — Trochịten   [zu griechisch trochós »Rad«], volkstümlich Bonifatiuspfennige, Bischofspfennige, rädchenähnliche fossile Stielglieder von Seelilien (Crinoiden), v. a. von Encrinus; im oberen Muschelkalk gesteinsbildend (Trochitenkalk).   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • TROCHUS — puerile ludicrum seu exercitamentum, Dempstero, in Rosin. l. 5. c. 1. cui a τρέχω nomen. Eius meminit Helenius Acron ad Horat. in Arte, v. 380. Indoctusve pilae, discive Trochive. Cum Turbine eundem facit, idem Dempsterus. Sed distinguit Salmas.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • topshells — Trochus Tro chus, n.; pl. {Trochi}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a wheel.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of marine univalve shells belonging to {Trochus} and many allied genera of the family {Trochid[ae]}. Some of the species are called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trochus — Tro chus, n.; pl. {Trochi}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a wheel.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of marine univalve shells belonging to {Trochus} and many allied genera of the family {Trochid[ae]}. Some of the species are called also {topshells}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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