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One species (C. discors) is pale green, with radiating lines from umbo to margin.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
The hand was protected by a hollow conical boss or umbo, fixed to the wood by its brim, but projecting considerably.Beowulf|R. W. Chambers
It is a light pelagic form, with paper-like plates and angularly bent carina, with a prominent umbo.
One is in the Spanish-Moorish style and of a convex shape, with iron bordering and umbo, and a lining of yellow brocade.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume I (of 3)|Leonard Williams
The paracentesis knife is inserted boldly through the membrane a little behind and above the umbo.