Definición de nerite en inglés:

nerite

Silabificación: ner·ite
Pronunciación: /ˈnirˌīt
 
/

sustantivo

A chiefly tropical mollusk with a somewhat globe-shaped and brightly marked shell, typically found in water.
  • Superfamily Neritacea, class Gastropoda: several genera and species, including the European freshwater snail Theodoxus fluviatilis
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As with the checkered nerite, some members of a population spend more time in the water than others.
  • To eat the contents, the nerite has to crush the diatom's hard silicate armour on the ground.
  • External colour in tropical nerites is quite variable, and of limited use in identification.

Origen

early 18th century: from Latin nerita, from Greek nēritēs 'sea mussel', from the name of the sea god Nereus.

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