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limacine

[lim-uh-sahyn, -sin, lahy-muh-] /ˈlɪm əˌsaɪn, -sɪn, ˈlaɪ mə-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or resembling a slug; sluglike.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Latin līmāc- (stem of līmāx) slug, snail + -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for limacine

limacine

/ˈlɪməˌsaɪn; -sɪn; ˈlaɪ-/
adjective
1.
of, or relating to slugs, esp those of the genus Limax
2.
Also limaciform (lɪˈmæsɪˌfɔːm). resembling a slug
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Latin līmax, from līmus mud
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