conchylaceous

Conchylaceous

Con`chy*la"ceous\, Conchyliaceous \Con*chyl`i*a"ceous\, a. [L. conchylium shell, Gr. ?, dim. of ?, equiv. to ?. See Conch.] Of or pertaining to shells; resembling a shell; as, conchyliaceous impressions. --Kirwan.
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