limax definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of airbreathing mollusks, such as the typical garden slugs. They've a tiny standard layer. The respiration pore is in the right-side of this throat. A number of types are troublesome in home gardens. See slug.
    • the standard genus of Limacid√¶, previously of good extent and heterogeneous structure, today limited to the slugs which are without a caudal mucous pore, with a concealed quadrate non-spiral layer or limacel, and a smooth jaw.
    • [lowercase] at the beginning of systems of classification, given that Linnean, the animal or smooth human body of any univalve, considered aside from its shell, which latter was usually categorized.
    • a genus of Limacidae

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