Definition of Buccinidae

1. Noun. Whelks.

Exact synonyms: Family Buccinidae
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Whelk



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buccinidae

Bt2cAMP
BuSpar
Bua
Buarainech
Bubalus
Bubalus bubalis
Bubalus mindorensis
Bubba
Buber
Bubo virginianus
Bubulcus
Bubulcus ibis
Bucalemo
Bucalemu
Bucaramanga
Buccinidae (current term)
Bucconidae
Bucephala
Bucephala islandica
Bucephela albeola
Bucephela clangula
Bucerotidae
Buchanan
Bucharest
Bucharesti
Bucharestian
Bucharestians
Buchloe
Buchloe dactyloides
Buchner

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, ..."

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