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NOUN (1)

1. a neritid gastropod having a short smooth or spirally ridged shell with thick usually toothed outer lip and toothed operculum;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nerita \Ne*ri"ta\, prop. n. [L., a sort of sea mussel, Gr. nhri`ths, nhrei`ths.] (Zool.) A genus of marine gastropods, mostly natives of warm climates. [1913 Webster]