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Definition of the noun Achatina

What does Achatina mean as a name of something?

Achatina is a genus of Achatinidae, described by Lamarck in 1799.

Achatina is a genus of Animalia.

Achatina is a genus of Achatinidae.

Phrases with Achatina

Phrases starting with the word Achatina:

  1. Achatina fulica
  2. Achatina Costellata
  3. Achatina Vignoniana

Phrases ending with the word Achatina:

  1. genus Achatina
  2. Cassis Achatina
  3. Mactra Achatina
  4. Aglossa Achatina
  5. Drillia Achatina
  6. Hypotia Achatina
  7. Ophiusa Achatina
  8. Orthaga Achatina
  9. Tellina Achatina
  10. Zafrona Achatina
  11. Dattinia Achatina
  12. Epirrhoe Achatina
  13. Oreodera Achatina
  14. Rissoina Achatina
  15. Agriocoma Achatina
  16. Dasychira Achatina
  17. Microhyla achatina

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Achatina

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Google previewConservation Biology for All (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Achatina: Achatina is a genus of mediumsized to very large, airbreathing, tropical land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Achatinidae. Achatina fulica: The East African land snail, or giant African land snail, scientific ...

Google previewBiology of the Invertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Achatina: Achatina is a genus of mediumsized to very large, airbreathing, tropical land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Achatinidae. Achatina fulica: The East African land snail, or giant African land snail, scientific ...

Google previewExperiencing the Unconventional (2015)

Science in Art by Theresa Schubert, Andrew Adamatzky

The Achatina is the largest land mollusc, with its shell capable of reaching 30 cm in size. The Achatinas are native to East Africa, but today they are bred all over the world as pets. The Achatinas have a modest sense of sight enabling them to ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

ACHATINA. A genus of terrestrial Pneumonobranchous Gasteropods, ...

Google previewTreasury of Natural History; Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology ... (1872)

by Samuel Maunder

ACHATINA. A genus of ...

Google previewA Treasury of Natural History Or a Popular Dictionary of Zoology in which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes... by Samuel Maunder (1870)

ACHATINA. A enus of terrestrial Pneumonobranehous asteropods, popularly known by the name of agate-snails. They are characterized by an oval oblong shel , striated longitudinally, with the aperture ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Achatina (ak-a-ti'nā), n. [NL., & L. achates, agate: see agate.] A genus of land- snails, of the family Helicidae. It is ''' by the large agate-shells of Africa, and is distinguished by an intorted and abruptly truncate columella. The species of this genus ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

Achatina (ak-a-ti'na), n. [NL.,"< L. achates, agate : see agate.] A genus of land- snails, of the family Helicidm. It is typified by the large agate-shells of Africa, and is distinguished by an intorted and abruptly truncate columella. The species of this ...

Google previewTechnological Dictionary (1846)

Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Professions, and Trades by W. M. Buchanan

They arc the largest of land shells, and constitute the first and typical genus of achatina'. The subgenera are the achatina (proper), cochlicojta, chacroepira, leucostoma, and achatinella. Achat in a, a subrypical group of heli- cidaf, or snails, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science and Technical Terms Used in Philosophy, Literature, Professions, Commerce, Arts, and Trades (1884)

by W. M. Buchanan

They are the largest of land shells, and constitute the first and typical genus of achatina. The subgenera arc the achatina (proper), eochiicopa, chacrospira, leucostoma, and achatineila. Achatihsj, a snbtypical group of Mi- eid«, or snails, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

Helix, comprehending planorbis, helix ampullaria, mellania, bulimus, achatina. 2. With the Aperture sloped towards the bottom. Voluta, comprehending valuta, mitra, columbella, marginella, ancilla, and oliva. OvULA. CYPRiEA. CoNUS.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

A genus of Gasteropod Mollusca, the shell of which has the spire excessively long and subcylindrical; the body whorl largest; outer lip thin; the aperture oval: nearly allied to Achatina: Family, Helicidae. MACROSPIs, mak-rospis, s. (makros ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Achatina. A genus of terrestrial gasteropods, known by the trivial name of agate- snails: characterised by an oval oblong ventricose shell, striated longitudinally; with the aperture ovate and never thickened or reflected, and a smooth, straight ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Scientific Terms and Technological Expressions by W. M. Buchanan (1869)

by W. M. Buchanan

AcHATINA, a genus of land shells, chiefly found in Africa, where the animals which inhabit them are used as food. They are the largest of land shells, and constitute the first and typical genus ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

The small species formerly referred to Achatina are little related to the genus, Lamarck, 1799. Also Achatium (Link...

A name used with various limits for a genus of Helicidae, with shells of moderately small size, resembling those of Achatina.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

Achatina (ak-a-ti'nā), n. [NL., K. L. achates, agate: see agate.] A genus of land- snails, of the family Helicidae. It is o by the large agate-shells of Africa, and is distinguished by an intorted and abruptly truncate columella. The species of this genus ...

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