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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

natica \nat"i*ca\, n.; pl. naticas, L. naticae (-s[=e]). (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of marine gastropods belonging to Natica, Lunatia, Neverita, and other allied genera (family Naticidae.) They burrow beneath the sand, or mud, and drill other shells. [1913 Webster]