Terebra

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terebra

Origin: L, a borer.

1. (Science: zoology) A genus of marine gastropods having a long, tapering spire. They belong to the toxoglossa.

Synonym: auger shell.

2. (Science: zoology) The boring ovipositor of a hymenopterous insect.

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