Nas"sa\, n.; pl. E. Nassas, L. Nass[AE]. [From L. nassa a kind of basket, in allusion to the reticulation of some species.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of marine gastropods, of the genera Nassa, Tritia, and other allied genera of the family Nassid[ae]; a dog whelk. See Illust. under Gastropoda. -- nas"soid, a.
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