Limacine meaning

lĭmə-sēn, līmə-
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.

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Of, relating to, or resembling a slug.
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Of or like slugs or shell-less snails.
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Characteristic of slugs (of the family Limacidae)
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Origin of limacine

  • From Latin līmāx līmāc- slug, snail akin to līmus slime lei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition