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See tusk shell.
[From New Latin Scaphopoda, class name : Greek skaphē, boat + New Latin -poda, -pod.]
(Animals) any marine mollusc of the class Scaphopoda, which includes the tusk (or tooth) shells
[C20: from New Latin, from Greek skaphē boat + -pod]
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|Noun||1.||scaphopod - burrowing marine mollusk |
mollusc, mollusk, shellfish - invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
class Scaphopoda, Scaphopoda - small class of bilaterally symmetrical marine forms comprising the tooth shells