geographer cone

noun

: a somewhat barrel-shaped venomous Indo-Pacific cone (Conus geographus) whose shell is mottled with brown blotches

Word History

Etymology

so called from the resemblance of the blotches to the appearance of land masses upon a map

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“Geographer cone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geographer%20cone. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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