Bulimus Bu*li"mus (b[-u]*l[imac]"m[u^]s), n. [L. bulimus hunger. See {Bulimy}.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of land snails having an elongated spiral shell, often of large size. The species are numerous and abundant in tropical America. [1913 Webster]

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