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seashell

[see-shel] /ˈsiˌʃɛl/
noun
1.
the shell of any marine mollusk.
Also, sea shell.
Origin of seashell
900
before 900; Old English sǣscill (not recorded in Middle English) see sea, shell
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Examples from the web for seashell
  • The blue specks are likely naturally occurring seashell particles or minerals.
  • The aroma of burning sage and sounds of horns made from seashell and ram's horn funneled through the cove.
  • Each one of you is going to get a small seashell and a piece of aluminum foil.
  • Bird-shaped ornament of turquoise mosaic on seashell.
British Dictionary definitions for seashell

seashell

/ˈsiːˌʃɛl/
noun
1.
the empty shell of a marine mollusc
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Word Origin and History for seashell
n.

also sea-shell, Old English sæscel; see sea and shell (n.).

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