geographer cone

noun

Definition of geographer cone

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

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History and Etymology for geographer cone

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 20 Sep. 2020.

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