Definition of paludinal in US English:

paludinal

adjective

  • Originally: of or relating to a snail of the type represented by the genus Paludina. In later use: = "paludal".

Origin

Mid 19th century. Originally from Paludina + -al, apparently subsequently extended in sense by association with paludine.

Pronunciation

paludinal

/pəˈl(j)uːdʊnl/