deerhorn

noun

1
: the horny material making up the antlers of deer
2
: a large rough elongated freshwater mussel (Tritigonia verrucosa) found in the Mississippi drainage and used for making buttons

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“Deerhorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deerhorn. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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