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[from its protective function] n. the operculum, the horny lid of the conch or other gastropods which closes the shell when the foot is retracted. = CAP, HORN, SPUR (Black)

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Last update: 2010-10-04 14:01
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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