buccinoid

Buccinoid

Buc"ci*noid\, a. [Buccinum + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Resembling the genus Buccinum, or pertaining to the Buccinid[ae], a family of marine univalve shells. See Whelk, and Prosobranchiata.
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