wentletrap


wen·tle·trap

noun \ˈwen-təl-ˌtrap\

Definition of WENTLETRAP

:  any of a family (Epitoniidae) of marine snails with usually white shells; also :  one of the shells

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Origin of WENTLETRAP

Dutch wenteltrap winding stair, from Middle Dutch wendeltrappe, from wendel turning + trappe stairs
First Known Use: 1758

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