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noun
any marine mollusk of the class Scaphopoda, having a curved, tapering shell that is open at both ends.
the shell itself.
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Also called tusk shell.

Origin of tooth shell

First recorded in 1705–15
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tooth shell

noun
another name for the tusk shell
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