scorpion shell

noun

Definition of scorpion shell

: any of numerous tropical marine snails (genus Lambis) that as adults have the outer lip of the aperture produced into a series of long curved spines

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“Scorpion shell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scorpion%20shell. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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