Definition of Buccinidae
1. Noun. Whelks.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Whelk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buccinidae
Literary usage of Buccinidae
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1. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1883)
"This genus, referred doubtfully to the Buccinidae by Meek, seems to unite characters ... It shows no trace of umbilicus, as seen in most of the Buccinidae, ..."