mantle

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deep-water wormlike mollusks lacking calcareous plates on the body but having fine slimy spicules on the covering mantle aplacophoran , solenogaster
found in West Indies; lives in mantle cavity of a living conch Astropogon stellatus , conchfish
Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order Blackfriar , Black Friar , Dominican , friar preacher
clerical garment, sleeveless as mantle at communion chasuble
primitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates chiton , coat-of-mail shell , polyplacophore , sea cradle
short mantle or cape fastened at the shoulder; worn by men in ancient Greece chlamys
solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle geosphere , lithosphere
deeper part of the mantle lower mantle
boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle Moho , Mohorovicic discontinuity
tiny soft-bodied crab living within the mantle cavity of oysters oyster crab , Pinnotheres ostreum
cloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome pallium
geological process in which one edge of a crustal plate is forced sideways and downward into the mantle below another plate subduction
upper part of the mantle upper mantle
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