Definition of Neritid

1. Noun. Operculate seasnail of coastal waters with a short spiral shell.

Exact synonyms: Neritid Gastropod
Generic synonyms: Seasnail
Group relationships: Family Neritidae, Neritidae
Specialized synonyms: Nerita, Bleeding Tooth, Nerita Peloronta, Neritina



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neritid

nerf net
nerf nets
nerfed
nerfing
nerfling
nerflings
nerfs
nerine
nerines
nerita
nerite
nerites
neritic
neritic zone
neritid (current term)
neritid gastropod
neritina
nerk
nerka
nerkas
nerks
nero
nerol
neroli
neroli oil
nerolidol
nerolis
nerols
neropteral

Literary usage of Neritid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Catalogue of British Fossils: Comprising the Genera and Species Hitherto by John Morris (1854)
"Geol. Journ. 10. t. 2. f. 23. Ool. Isle of Skye. U.Eo. Hempstead, Isle of W. neritid^E. Pld. Swindon (Lowe) ; Chil- mark; Isle of Portland. ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1900)
"1559 and 1561, Box No. 601; Nos. 1574, etc., Box No. 62k). Family neritid/E. Merita albicilla, Linnaeus. ..."

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