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screw conch

[in reference to more pronounced spiral at the tip of the shell] n. a variety of conch (Strombus sp.): 1928 The screw conch is used by fishermen as a horn (Curry 107). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2011-08-04 22:48
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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