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twist conch

[see quot.] n, a variety of conch (Strombus sp.): 1888 The Twist Conch is very rare. . it is regular in shape and mottled with a variety of colours (Powles 262). This conch twists and turns when the sun hits it (Grand Bah.). <Black> 

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Last update: 2011-08-15 14:34
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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