Lim naea Lim *n[ae]"a (l[i^]m*n[=e]"[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. limnai^os pertaining to a marsh, fr. li`mh a marsh.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of fresh-water air-breathing mollusks, abundant in ponds and streams; -- called also {pond snail}. [Written also {Lymn[ae]a}.] [1913 Webster]

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