siphonarid

Siphonarid

Si`pho*na"rid\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of limpet-shaped pulmonate gastropods of the genus Siphonaria. They cling to rocks between high and low water marks and have both lunglike organs and gills. -- Si`pho*na"rid, a.
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