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- n. A marine snail (species: Xenophoridae) which cements stones and shell fragments to its own shell.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a univalve shell of the genus Phorus; -- so called because it fastens bits of stones and broken shells to its own shell, to such an extent as almost to conceal it.
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