Definition of geographer cone
: a somewhat barrel-shaped venomous Indo-Pacific cone (Conus geographus) whose shell is mottled with brown blotches
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of geographer cone
so called from the resemblance of the blotches to the appearance of land masses upon a map
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up geographer cone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).