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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the genus Fissurella of marine gastropod mollusks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of marine gastropod mollusks, having a conical or limpetlike shell, with an opening at the apex; -- called also keyhole limpet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of keyhole-limpets of the family Fissurellid√¶. F. nodosa is an example.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets

Etymologies

From the genus name. (Wiktionary)

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