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littorina


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Littorina  \Lit"to*ri"na\,  n.  [NL.  See  {Littoral}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  small  pectinibranch  mollusks,  having  thick  spiral 
  shells,  abundant  between  tides  on  nearly  all  rocky  seacoasts. 
  They  feed  on  seaweeds.  The  common  periwinkle  is  a  well-known 
  example.  See  {Periwinkle}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Littorina 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  family  Littorinidae:  periwinkles  [syn:  {Littorina}, 
  {genus  Littorina}] 




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