noun, plural den·ta·li·ums, den·ta·li·a.
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A long white shell, of the genus Dentalium, found on the coast.
I did not succeed in determining whether, as in Dentalium, this early localization in Lanice pre-exists in the unsegmented egg.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
This order has been formed for the purpose of giving a place in the system to the genus Dentalium.
The only genus of shells described in this family is Dentalium, fig. 2, to which may be added Pharetrium, Knig.
They were not tattooed, but ears and noses were encumbered with pendants of dentalium and a small red glass bead.