Tulip-shell

Tulip-shell

Tu"lip-shell`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, marine univalve shell (Fasciolaria tulipa) native of the Southern United States. The name is sometimes applied also to other species of Fasciolaria.
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