limacine


limacine
Like a slug

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • limacine — [lī mas′ə fôrm΄lim′ə sīn΄, lī′məsīn΄; lim′əsin, lī′məsin] adj. [ModL limacinus < L limax (gen. limacis), a slug < IE * leimāk, snail (> Gr leimax) < base * (s)lei , SLIME] of or like slugs or shell less snails: also limaciform [lī… …   English World dictionary

  • limacine — /lim euh suyn , sin, luy meuh /, adj. pertaining to or resembling a slug; sluglike. [1885 90; < L limac (s. of limax) slug, snail + INE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • limacine — adjective Characteristic of slugs (of the family Limacidae) Syn: limaceous …   Wiktionary

  • limacine — (li ma si n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Substance azotée, voisine des mucosines, retirée de la limace grise. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Limace, et la finale chimique ine …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • limacine — lim·a·cine …   English syllables

  • limacine — /ˈlɪməsaɪn/ (say limuhsuyn), / sən/ (say suhn), /ˈlaɪmə / (say luymuh ) adjective relating to, or having the characteristics of, slugs. {Latin līmax slug, snail + ine1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • limacine —   a. pertaining to slugs.    ♦ limaceous, a.    ♦ limacoid, a. slug like …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • limacine — adjective of or resembling a slug • Syn: ↑limacoid • Pertains to noun: ↑slug (for: ↑limacoid), ↑slug …   Useful english dictionary

  • limacoid — adjective of or resembling a slug • Syn: ↑limacine • Pertains to noun: ↑slug, ↑slug (for: ↑limacine) …   Useful english dictionary

  • lei- — Also slei . Slimy. Derivatives include slime, slick, and oblivion. 1. a. slime, from Old English slīm, slime; b. slippery, from Old Engl …   Universalium


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