Dentalium
Dentalium Den*ta"li*um, n. [NL., fr. L. dens, dentis, tooth.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine mollusks belonging to the Scaphopoda, having a tubular conical shell. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dentalium — Dentalium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dentalium — [den tā′lē əm] n. pl. dentalia [den tā′lēə] [ModL < L dentalis, DENTAL + IUM] any of a genus (Dentalium) of marine mollusks …   English World dictionary

  • Dentalĭum — (D. Lam., Meerzahn), lang kegelförmige Schnecke mit rüsselförmigem Fuß u. gestieltem, mit Fühlern versehenem Kopf; fossil kommen sie in allen Meeresformationen vor, viele Arten leben noch …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dentalĭum — (Elefantenzahn), s. Zahnschnecke …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • dentalium — DENTÁLIUM s.m. v. dental. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Dentalium — Taxobox name = Dentalium image caption = Top: Dentalium entalis bottom: Dentalium tarentinum regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Scaphopoda ordo = Dentaliida familia = Dentaliidae genus = Dentalium genus authority = Linnaeus, 1758… …   Wikipedia

  • Dentalium — Dentalium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dentalium — ⇒DENTALE, DENTALIUM, subst. masc. Mollusque à coquille univalve et en forme de cornet, vivant enfoncé dans la vase ou le sable des bords de mer. Cette petite classe ne comprend que le Dentale (Dentalium Tarentinum) dont la coquille ressemble tout …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dentalium — noun (plural dentalia) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Latin dentalis Date: 1847 any of a genus (Dentalium) of widely distributed tooth shells; broadly tooth shell …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dentalium — /den tay lee euhm/, n., pl. dentaliums, dentalia. any tooth shell of the genus Dentalium. [1860 65; < NL < ML dental(is) DENTAL + ium IUM] * * * …   Universalium

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