• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Janthina (Zoöl) See Ianthina.
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In literature:

Helix Janthina and Violacea described, xii.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
A shell (Janthina)* the same as was caught on November 14 1837, and on several other occasions, with its swimming apparatus attached.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
Our only other floating shells are three species of Janthina, or violet shells, two of which are shown on Plate VII., Figures 1 and 2.
"Beautiful Shells of New Zealand" by E. G. B. Moss