Definition of psammobiid in English:

psammobiid

noun

Zoology
  • A burrowing bivalve mollusc of the family Psammobiidae, having long, paired, often separate siphons and a large foot.

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the family Psammobiidae.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From scientific Latin Psammobiidae, family name from Psammobia, genus name + -idae.

Pronunciation

psammobiid

/(p)saˈməʊbɪɪd/