malacofauna etymology

English word malacofauna comes from English malaco- ((biology) molluscs.), English fauna

Detailed word origin of malacofauna

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
malaco- English (eng) (biology) molluscs.
fauna English (eng) (countable) A book, cataloguing the animals of a country.. (uncountable) Animals considered as a group; especially those of a particular country, region, time. [from late 18th c.].
malacofauna English (eng) (zoology) The molluscs of an area.

Words with the same origin as malacofauna

Descendants of malaco-
malacophily malacozoologist
Descendants of fauna
faunist faunivore