limacine

limacine

[lim-uh-sahyn, -sin, lahy-muh-]
adjective
pertaining to or resembling a slug; sluglike.

Origin:
1885–90; < Latin līmāc- (stem of līmāx) slug, snail + -ine1

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limacine (ˈlɪməˌsaɪn, -sɪn, ˈlaɪ-)
 
adj
1.  of, or relating to slugs, esp those of the genus Limax
2.  Also: limaciform resembling a slug
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Latin līmax, from līmus mud]

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