moon shell


noun

any marine gastropod of the family Naticidae, having a rounded, short-spired, smooth shell.
the shell itself.

Nearby words

  1. moon knife,
  2. moon letter,
  3. moon pillar,
  4. moon pool,
  5. moon rat,
  6. moon, sun myung,
  7. moon-blind,
  8. moon-calf,
  9. moon-dog,
  10. moon-eyed

Origin of moon shell

First recorded in 1935–40

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