limacina

Limacina

Lim`a*ci"na\ (l[i^]m`[.a]*s[imac]"n[.a]), n. [NL., from L. limax, limacis, a slug.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of small spiral pteropods, common in the Arctic and Antarctic seas. It contributes to the food of the right whales.
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