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seashell

[see-shel] /ˈsiˌʃɛl/
noun
1.
the shell of any marine mollusk.
Origin of seashell
900
before 900; Old English sǣscill (not recorded in Middle English) see sea, shell
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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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