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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An ancient lamp. See lucern.
  • noun A quasi-popular name for the lantern-gurnard, Trigla obscura, given in allusion to the brilliant silvery band along the side of this fish.
  • noun [capitalized] A genus of pulmonale gastropods, of the family Helicidæ, having the aperture toothed and more or less twisted.

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