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  1. ianthina(Noun)

    Any of the family Janthinidae of violet snails.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ianthina(noun)

    any gastropod of the genus Ianthina, of which various species are found living in mid ocean; -- called also purple shell, and violet snail

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. L. ianthinus violet-blue, Gr. ; violet + flower.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ianthina

    ī-an-thī′na, n. a genus of gregarious, pelagic gasteropods, having a snail-like shell, but delicate, translucent, and blue in colour. [Gr. ianthinosion, a violet, anthos, a flower.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ianthina in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ianthina in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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