Definition of Scaphopod

1. Noun. Burrowing marine mollusk.

Generic synonyms: Mollusc, Mollusk, Shellfish
Group relationships: Class Scaphopoda, Scaphopoda
Specialized synonyms: Tooth Shell, Tusk Shell



Definition of Scaphopod

1. Noun. tusk shell ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scaphopod

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scaphopod

scaphognathite
scaphognathites
scaphohydrocephalus
scaphoid
scaphoid abdomen
scaphoid bone
scaphoid fossa
scaphoid fossa of sphenoid bone
scaphoid fracture
scaphoid scapula
scaphoid tuberosity
scaphoids
scapholunar
scapholunars
scaphopda
scaphopod (current term)
scaphopods
scapi
scapiform
scaping
scapolite
scapolites
scapose
scapple
scappled
scapples
scappling
scaps
scapula
scapula alata

Literary usage of Scaphopod

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

1. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"16, pp. 129-145. Emerson, William W. 1951. A new scaphopod mollusk, ... The scaphopod mollusks collected by the first Johnson-Smithsonian Expedition. ..."

2. The Journal of Conchology by Conchological Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1874)
"... which include i scaphopod, 32 Gastropods, 43 Pelecypods, and i Brachiopod, whereas Mr. Reid's conchological list embraced 65 species, consisting of i ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"... and 1 scaphopod ; 205 species and 13 varieties are Gastropods. Of the marine species the author says, " Less than a half score are indigenous, of these, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... which has three additional ciliated bands but no velum (resembling the larva of the scaphopod Dentalium) ; this banded larva ..."

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