<zoology> Any one of very numerous species of small spiral gastropods of the genus Rissoa, or family Rissoidae, found both in fresh and salt water.

Origin: NL. Rissoa, the typical genus (fr. A.Risso, an Italian naturalist).

(01 Mar 1998)

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