Radulae


Radulae
Radula Rad"u*la (r[a^]d"[-u]*l[.a]), n.; pl. {Radul[ae]} (r[a^]d"[-u]*l[=e]). [L., a scraper, fr. radere to scrape.] (Zo["o]l.) The chitinous ribbon bearing the teeth of mollusks; -- called also {lingual ribbon}, and {tongue}. See {Odontophore}. [1913 Webster]

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