from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of gastropods, of the family Volutidæ.
- noun In entomology, a genus of beetles, of the family Trogositidœ.
- noun [lowercase] In Greek antiquity, a form of vase of deep and upright shape, without foot or handles; a bowl.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A genus of marine univalve shells; the gondola.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
a large cymbium (a sea shell), besides other trifles common to almost all the natives we had seen.