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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A popular name of the shells of the various species of the genus Pyrula or Ficula, so called from their pyri-form or fig-like shape.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A marine univalve shell of the genus Pyrula, or Ficula, resembling a fig in form.

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