Origin of limacineModern Latin limacinus from Classical Latin limax (gen. limacis), a slug from Indo-European an unverified form leim?k, snail (from source Classical Greek leimax) from base an unverified form (s)lei-, slime
The definition of limacine is related to slugs or snails without shells.
An example of limacine used as an adjective is in the phrase "limacine display," which means a display of slugs and snails.
Of, relating to, or resembling a slug.
Origin of limacineFrom Latin līmāx līmāc- slug, snail akin to līmus slime ; see lei- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more limacine, superlative most limacine)
- Characteristic of slugs (of the family Limacidae)