strombus

Strombus

Strom"bus\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine gastropods in which the shell has the outer lip dilated into a broad wing. It includes many large and handsome species commonly called conch shells, or conchs. See Conch.
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