moon snail

noun

Definition of moon snail

: any of a cosmopolitan family (Naticidae) of carnivorous marine snails having smooth globular shells

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First Known Use of moon snail

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Moon snail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moon%20snail. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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