variants or less commonly Venus comb
plural Venus's-combs
: a marine snail (Murex tenuispina) having a long tubular canal with a row of long slender spines along both of its borders and rows of similar spines on the body of the shell

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“Venus's-comb.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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