Sea shells'

seashell

[see-shel]
noun
the shell of any marine mollusk.
Also, sea shell.


Origin:
before 900; Old English sǣscill (not recorded in Middle English) see sea, shell

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seashell (ˈsiːˌʃɛl)
 
n
the empty shell of a marine mollusc

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seashell
O.E. sæscel (see sea and shell).
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