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lampshell

noun lamp·shell \ˈlamp-ˌshel\

Definition of LAMPSHELL

Origin of LAMPSHELL

from the resemblance of the shell and its protruding peduncle to an ancient oil lamp with the wick protruding
First Known Use: 1854

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